The Rudston monolith is the tallest prehistoric standing stone in Britain, standing almost 8 metres high, nearly 2 metres wide, a metre thick and weighing somewhere in the region of 26 tons. This giant block of grey sandstone or gritstone was quarried 10 miles away at Cayton Bay and was brought here either in the late Neolithic or early Bronze Age. The Norman churchyard of All Saints that it stands in is of course, some 3000 years younger.

The Rudston monolith is the tallest prehistoric standing stone in Britain, standing almost 8 metres high, nearly 2 metres wide, a metre thick and weighing somewhere in the region of 26 tons. This giant block of grey sandstone or gritstone was quarried 10 miles away at Cayton Bay and was brought here either in the late Neolithic or early Bronze Age. The Norman churchyard of All Saints that it stands in is of course, some 3000 years younger.

Bus specially designed to fit through the North Bar Gate of Beverley, East…

Bus specially designed to fit through the North Bar Gate of Beverley, East Yorkshire, UK. 1950s

Humber Bridge, Hull, East Yorkshire or Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco? See what I mean?!

Humber Bridge, Hull, East Yorkshire or Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco? See what I mean?!

The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire in 2011 (twenty eleven) by David Hockney

In pictures: David Hockney at the Royal Academy

The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire in 2011 (twenty eleven) by David Hockney

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