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Toad Stones, Baildon Moor, West Yorkshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1305 4004 Getting Here From the double-ring that is the Brackenhall Circle at Shipley Glen, go up the road towards the hills and seek out the cup-marked Glovershaw Quarry Stone.  Shortly before this, … Continue reading

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Calverley Woods Stone Circle, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference — SE 20 37 Archaeology & History Having lived close to these woods in the past, I have searched extensively for any remains of the stone circle described by a Miss Alice Wells in the very … Continue reading

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Calverley Woods 03, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 20370 37925 Getting Here Mike Short tells: Walk ENE along Thornhill Drive (no vehicular access) to gate across road at the last house on the Drive and continue on for approx 475m where … Continue reading

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West Woods 02, Calverley, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 195 373 Getting Here Although now seemingly lost, it’s location is damn close to this: Along the A657 between Greengates and Bradford, where the New Line meets Carr Road, the dirt-track takes you … Continue reading

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Rivock Enclosure, Riddlesden, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0768 4414  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Follow the directions to reach the small Rivock East Carving just on the level of the small moorland.  From here, walk less than 100 yards east, staying just … Continue reading

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Sweet Willy Well, Wrose, Shipley, West Yorkshire

Healing Well: OS Grid Reference – SE 16561 36440 Also Known as: Lin Well Silver Stream Sugar Stream Getting Here Whether you’re coming here from Wrose or Eccleshill, go along Wrose Road and turn down Livingstone Road at the traffic … Continue reading

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Northcliffe Woods, Shipley, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone: OS Grid Reference – SE 13642 36608 Getting Here Takes a bit of finding this one, and isn’t that impressive, so is probably only of value to the real enthusiasts. From Shipley, head up to Northcliffe and take … Continue reading

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Bowling Green Stone, Shipley, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 14505 37525 Also Known as: Carving no.8 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here From Shipley town centre open market, take the Kirkgate road up to Saltaire, past the old town hall. On the other … Continue reading

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Buck Woods Carving (03), Thackley, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1745 3921 Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re visiting the largest and most ornate of the Buck Woods carvings. From here, about 10 yards ahead of you, roughly north, you’ll see … Continue reading

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Buck Woods Carving (04), Thackley, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1745 3921 Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re visiting the largest and most ornate of the Buck Woods carvings. From here, walk 10 yards to the Buck Woods 3 carving, … Continue reading

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