A stone circle believed to have been built 4,000 years ago has been vandalised.
Residents living near the Nine Ladies stone circle near Stanton Moor in the Peak District found the stones had been painted over the weekend.
The ancient monument dates back to the Bronze Age and is popular with walkers and pagan worshippers.
English Heritage said it was working with the local authority and police to investigate the damage.
Walkers spotted the stones had been painted yellow and green. [...] tevel1.com