Leylines, earth lines whatever you want to call them do exist - read on.

SACRED ALIGNMENTS

1. DERBYSHIRE Ordnance Survey SK series.

Alignment length 13 kilometres (16 miles approximately). Note; ‘low’ is an ancient Derbyshire name for burial mound.

Edited appraisal - 2010

Lamber Low 0880.5075 Tumulus

Rushley 1200.5150 Tumulus

White Meadow 1980.5290 Name only - significance see Watkins

Bradbourn 2090.5308 Standing Stone
This monolith stands about 5ft high and leans
slightly, it was once accompanied by two others
close by which were moved around 1900 and now which now may act as gateposts.

Carslow 2325.5350 Name only (possible former tumulus)

King’s Chair 2535.5385 Natural formation - later modification as a throne with possible ancient significance.

Yokecliffe Rake Dewpond significance see Watkins
Standing stone and milestone (see map)

Wirksworth stone west 2745.5420 Conspicuous upright lab of limestone stands near
the prehistoric track known as the ‘Portway’.

Wirksworth stone east 2810.5435 Standing stone lost due to quarrying, similar to nearby west stone

Crich 3440.5540 Beacon site




Watkins, A., 1922. Early British Trackways. Simpkin, Marshall & Hamilton. London

1925. The old Straight Track. Methuen & Co. London