Search Results for: Halifax

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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Cliviger Laithe, Worsthorne, Lancashire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SD 866 309 Archaeology & History The grid reference given here is an approximation as we don’t have the exact position of the tomb that could once be seen in the fields immediately south … Continue reading

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Annot Cross, Brierfield, Lancashire

Cross (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – c. SD 881 353 Archaeology & History Not included in the magnum opus of Henry Taylor (1906), the exact position of this long lost site remains unknown, as even the investigative abilities of Clifford … Continue reading

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Mount Skip, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 0095 2748 Archaeology & History Up behind the old pub that was The Mount Skip, high on the ridge above Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd, overlooking the Calder Valley for many miles, was once … Continue reading

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Churn Milk Joan, Midgley Moor, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 01912 28365 Also Known as: Saville’s Low Getting Here From the village of Midgley, high above the A646 Halifax-to-Todmorden road, travel west along the moorland road until you reach the sharp-ish bend in … Continue reading

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Alcomden Stones, Stanbury Moor, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rocks: OS Grid Reference – SD 97313 35737 Also Known as: Oakenden Stones Getting Here Takes a bitta getting to this spot, but it’s worth the effort!  Make a day of it and walk up here via the little-known … Continue reading

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Castle Hill, Kirklees, Brighouse, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 173 216 Getting Here Along the Brighouse to Mirfield A644 road, a half-mile east of M62’s junction 25 on Wakefield Road, note the woodland on your left-hand side, above the walling.  Although on allegedly … Continue reading

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Bibliography

Ackerley, Frederick George, A History of the Parish of Mitton, Aberdeen University Press 1947. Ahier, Philip, The Story of the Three Parish Churches of St. Peter the Apostle, Huddersfield – volume 1, Advertiser Press: Huddersfield 1948. Allen, J. Romilly, “Celtic … Continue reading

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Castle Stead, Cullingworth, West Yorkshire

Earthworks:  OS Grid Reference – SE 067 354 Getting Here C.F. Forshaw (1908) told us that “this Castlestead…lies on the high ground between Cullingworth and Denholme, about 300 yards east of the point where te Cullingworth Road meets the Halifax-Keighley … Continue reading

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Castlestead Ring, Cullingworth, West Yorkshire

Earthworks:  OS Grid References – SE 0514 3627 Also Known as: Blood Dykes Getting Here Dead easy this one!  On the Keighley-Halifax A629 road, about 500 yards south past Flappit Spring (public house), there’s a small road to your right.  … Continue reading

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