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Mitton Green Cross, Great Mitton, Lancashire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference — SD 71217 39613 Also Known as: Toot Hill Cross Getting Here From Great Mitton village centre, take the B6246 road NW turning right up the B6243 road a quarter-mile past Great Mitton Hall.  Same distance … Continue reading

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Fraggle Rock, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference — SE 15 44 — NEW FIND Archaeology & History This carving is one in a cluster of at least 17 previously unrecorded petroglyphs, uncovered nearly two years ago on a Northern Antiquarian bimble on the … Continue reading

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Corrycharmaig East 04, Glen Lochay, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 5310 3582  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re going to the Corrycharmaig East 3 carving.  Walk off the rocky outcrop here, below the tree, and head diagonally across … Continue reading

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Corrycharmaig East 02, Glen Lochay, Perthshire

Cup-&-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 5294 3588  — NEW DISCOVERY Getting Here Follow the directions as if you’re visiting the other Corrycharmaig carvings, but as you cross the bridge over the River Lochay, turn immediately left and follow … Continue reading

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Corrycharmaig East 03, Glen Lochay, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 53056 35877 — NEW FIND Getting Here Follow the directions from Killin, down Glen Lochay, as if you’re going to the other Corrycharmaig carvings; but as you cross the bridge over the River … Continue reading

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Little Skirtful Carvings, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stones: OS Grid Reference – SE 1382 4518 Also Known as: Carving nos. 391a, 391b, 391c, 391d Little Skirtful of Stones’ Carvings Getting Here Follow the directions to reach the Little Skirtful of Stones giant prehistoric cairn. Once here, … Continue reading

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Crutch Well, Baildon, West Yorkshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 14678 38688 Getting Here Whether you’re coming here from either Baildon, or Shipley, head for the Cricketer’s Arms on Green Road (ask a local).  About 50 yards uphill from the pub, on the … Continue reading

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Goat Stone Carving, Baildon, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 14690 38699 Also Known as: Carving no.193 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here Whether you’re coming here from either Baildon, or Shipley, head for the Cricketer’s Arms on Green Road (ask a local).  About … Continue reading

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Round Dikes, Addingham, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0552 5013 Also Known as: Round Dykes The Camp Getting Here First highlighted on the 1850 Ordnance Survey map of western Addingham, this large oval embankment sits on the eastern side of Counter Hill, … Continue reading

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Woofa Bank Cairn, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1376 4542  —  NEW DISCOVERY Getting Here Follow the same directions to reach the Little Skirtful of Stones giant cairn.  From here, walk 200 yards straight north until you hit the footpath at the top … Continue reading

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