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About sunbright57

I am interested in holy wells, standing stones and ancient crosses; also anything old, prehistoric, or unusual.

Gwytherin Churchyard, Denbighshire

Stone Row: OS Grid Reference – SH 876 614 Also known as: Gwytherin Church Standing Stones The Four Stones Getting Here From the Denbigh road (A543 and A544) turn off at Llansannan for Gwytherin on the B5384 for 6 miles or … Continue reading

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St Winefride’s Well, Holywell, Flintshire.

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SJ 185 763 Also Known as: Ffynnon Gwenfrewi St. Winifred’s Well Getting Here From the Chester ring road head into north Wales along the coast road (A548) from Connah’s Quay for about 13 miles … Continue reading

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Pillar of Eliseg, Pentrefelin, Llangollen, Denbighshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SJ 20267 44522 Also Known as: Eliseg’s Pillar Getting Here From Llangollen, take the A542 north for about three miles up along the famous Vale of Llangollen.  At the ruined abbey of Valley Crucis continue along … Continue reading

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Maen Achwyfan, Whitford, Flintshire

Cross: OS Grid Refence – SJ 129 788 Also Known as: The Stone of Lamentation St Cwyfan’s Stone Getting Here Go north on the A5026 from the town of Holywell for about 3 miles; at the hamlet of Lloc take the … Continue reading

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Eyam Cross, Eyam, Derbyshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference — SK 2178 7639 Getting Here The village of Eyam is located some 9 miles south-east of Chapel-en-le-Frith and about the same from Sheffield, which lies to the north-east. Go to the centre of the village and … Continue reading

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Tooter Hill, Bacup, Lancashire

Settlement:  OS Grid Reference – SD 888 237 Also Known as: Tooter Hill Settlement Getting There: From Bacup town centre, take the A681 Sharneyford road for about 1½ miles towards Todmorden.  At Sharneyford village take the footpath south for about … Continue reading

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Broadbank Earth Circle, Thursden, Burnley, Lancashire.

Enclosure: OS Grid Reference — SD 9024 3522 Also Known as: Burwains Enclosure Burwains Camp Getting There From Nelson town centre go north east towards Catlow, turning left near the Shooters Arms public house, then turn right again to the Coldwell … Continue reading

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Rudston Monolith, East Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – TA 09803 67740 Getting Here To get to the monolith travel along the B1253 road to the west of Bridlington for about 5 miles or from York take the A166 in an easterly direction … Continue reading

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