Category Archives: Yorkshire, West

Heygate Stone, Baildon, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 15942 40187 Archaeology & History This excellent cup-and-ring marked petroglyph was found fortuitously in September 2001 by the land-owner at Near Hey Gate field to the northeast of Baildon village.  He was clearing … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Cup-and-Ring Stones, Yorkshire, West | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Cloven Hoof Well, Shipley Glen, West Yorkshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 12839 39331 Also Known as: Raygate Well Getting Here On the roadside at Shipley Glen, from Brackenhall Circle walk up for about 250 yards, where you’ll notice the land dips as it drops … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Holy Wells, Yorkshire, West | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lower Headley Farm, Thornton, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 099 321 Archaeology & History There are no longer any remains of the prehistoric burial site that once stood in one of the fields by Lower Headley Farm.  We don’t know whether the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Cairns, Tombs, Tumuli, Yorkshire, West | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Holy Well, Baildon, West Yorkshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 1609 3961 Archaeology & History This site is all but unknown to the great majority of folk in Baildon, and even some of the local historians have let it slip from their … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Holy Wells, Yorkshire, West | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

St. Peter’s Well, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 308 336 Archaeology & History This is one of three wells that were dedicated to St Peter in the Leeds district.  The first of them, near the city centre, was described by the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Holy Wells, Yorkshire, West | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Tun Well, Eccleshill, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1822 3593 Also Known as: Tunny Well Archaeology & History First mentioned in local history accounts from 1618—as the Tunwells—it was highlighted on the first OS-map of Eccleshill in 1851.  Located on the aptly-named … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Holy Wells, Yorkshire, West | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Swithins Well, Rothwell, West Yorkshire

Healing Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 3442 2686 Also Known as: St. Swithin’s Well Archaeology & History Highlighted in the fields on the south-side of Rothwell village on the 1854 OS-map, Swithin’s Well was, according to historian Andrea Smith … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Holy Wells, Yorkshire, West | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Jim Craven’s Well, Thornton, West Yorkshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference — SE 0967 3251? Archaeology & History Another well with considerable supernatural renown was this little-known site near the old village of Thornton, on the western outskirts of Bradford.  We’re not 100% sure about its … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Holy Wells, Yorkshire, West | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Panorama Stone (227), Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 11466 47285 Also Known as: Carving no.101 (Hedges) Carving no.227 (Boughey & Vickerman) Rocking Stone Getting Here Come out of Ilkley/bus train station and turn right for less than 50 yards, heading left … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Cup-and-Ring Stones, Yorkshire, West | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Panorama Stone (228), Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 11468 47288 Also Known as: Carving no.100 (Hedges) Carving no.228 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here Come out of Ilkley/bus train station and turn right for less than 50 yards, turning left up towards … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Cup-and-Ring Stones, Yorkshire, West | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment