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Craigenfeoch, Johnstone, Renfrewshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NS 4361 6173 Also Known as: Canmore ID 43233 Craigton Woods Carving Getting Here Get yourselves to Johnstone or Elderslie (which just about fuse into each other) and off the B789 road, make your way … Continue reading

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Robin Hood & Little John Stones, Whitby, North Yorkshire

Standing Stones (destroyed?):  OS Grid Reference – NZ 9171 0952 Also Known as: Robin Hood’s Pillars Archaeology & History References to these old standing stones are scarce—at least in archaeology books anyway.  Even the usually diligent masters of Burl (1993) … Continue reading

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Oldfield Hill, Meltham, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0874 1009 Getting Here From the crossroads at the centre of Meltham, near the church, take the Wessenden Head Road up out of town for about a mile.  Keep your eyes peeled to right … Continue reading

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Pule Hill, Marsden, West Yorkshire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0323 1039 Getting Here From Marsden itself, take the A62 road west and where the road bends round, the large hill rising on your left is where you’re heading.  There’s a parking spot near … Continue reading

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Hades Hill, Whitworth, Lancashire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SD 909 202 Getting Here The Hades hill cairn/barrow is located high on the moors some 3 miles north-east of Whitworth and the smaller village of Facit, near Rochdale. Its exact location is close to … Continue reading

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Blackheath Circle, Todmorden, West Yorkshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SD 9433 2543 Also Known as: Frying Pan Circle Roman Barrow Getting Here From Todmorden, take the road to Hebden Bridge (A646) less than half-mile outta town and just as road goes uphill, watch … Continue reading

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Bibliography

Abraham, John Harris, Hidden Prehistory around the North West, Kindle 2012. Anderson, George, “On Some Ancient Stone Circles and Cairns in the Neighbourhood of Inverness,” in Archaeologia Scotica, volume 3, 1831. Anonymous, The Rollright Stones: Theories and Legends, privately printed, … Continue reading

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Delf Hill, Extwistle, Burnley, Lancashire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SD 9006 3373 Also Known as: Delph Hill Pasture Archaeology & History Described in Walter Bennett’s (1946) magnum opus as a “stone circle” and repeated in Aubrey Burl’s (2000) magnum opus under the same … Continue reading

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Abraham, John Harris, Hidden Prehistory around the North West, Kindle 2012. Ackerley, Frederick George, A History of the Parish of Mitton, Aberdeen University Press 1947. Bailey, Richard N., “What Mean These Stones?” – Some Aspects of Pre-Norman Sculpture in Cheshire … Continue reading

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Abraham, John Harris, Hidden Prehistory around the North West, Kindle 2012. Allen, J. Romilly, “The Calderstones,” in Journal of the British Archaeological Association, volume 44, 1888. Ashbee, Paul, “The Excavation of Tregulland Burrow, Treneglos Parish, Cornwall,” in Antiquaries Journal, volume 38, … Continue reading

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