A talk exploring the ancient monuments of Shap, noted throughout history. Many have been destroyed, and the few that remain bestow an enduring mystery to the early history of the area.

  • Name: The Prehistory of Shap and the Surrounding Area
  • Duration: approx 55 minutes plus Q&A
  • Presented by: Patrick Neaves

Banner image: Goggleby Stone by Patrick Neaves. As early as 1607, William Camden wrote about the village in his “there be huge stones in forme of Pyramides, some 9 foote high and fourteene foot thicke, ranged directly as it were in a rowe for a mile in length”.