Boroughbridge, Harrowgate,
North Yorkshire

National grid reference: SE 391666

Three stones in alignment 174 metres long in a crooked line and irregularly spaced with local tales relating the existence of five stones originally. The south stone at 22½ ft (6.9m) is the second tallest in the country after the Rudston monolith.
   The alignment at 150° SSE points towards the southerly rising of the moon and are probably part of larger complex including the three henges at Thornborough
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on the plateau between the Rivers Ure and Swale to the North. These henges have been linked with the movements and layout of the three stars of The Belt of Orion : Mintaka, Alnitak and Alnilam and intriguingly have a similar layout to the remaining three Arrows and the later construction of the Pyramids at Giza. However this is probably a fanciful explanation of the stones' layout and is more likely associated with the confluence of the two rivers at Boroughbridge.
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