We are indebted to Dr Aubrey Burl, the premier authority on megalithic sites in the British Isles, for supplying us with names and map references of the hundreds of stone rows which have been added to the Megalith Map in this revision.
The data for this web site includes information from the following books by Aubrey Burl:
The Stone Circles of the British Isles, Yale University Press, 1976. ISBN 0-300-01972-6
A Guide to the Stone Circles of Britain and Ireland Yale University Press 1995,
From Carnac to Callanish : The Prehistoric Stone Rows and Avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany Yale University Press 1993.
These books are essential reading for anyone wishing to discover more of the ancient stone remains of the British Isles.
We are also sincerely grateful to all those people who wrote to us with information about megalithic sites included in the Megalith Map. Many of your comments are present in this revision. Please take a look at our entries for the stones you are familiar with and let us know if we are missing anything - thanks.
Some of the megaliths on the Megalith Map are covered in detail on other webpages. A key to those pages is given here.
A Text-only version of Megalith Map data, including other ancient remains such as chambered tombs and rock art, is available in the Prehistoric Web Index.
Here are various other links to megalithic web sites.
The Megalith Map is the brainchild of Andy Burnham,
and Alastair McIvor.
Alastair's Derbyshire Stone Circle Pages.
Alastair's Other Stone Circle Pages.
Brodgar and Stenness on the Web.
Go to the list of Stone Circles and Rows by name.
Go back to the map of the British Isles.