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James Stone, Blubberhouses Moor, North Yorkshire

Standing Stone: OS Grid reference – SE 15196 54722 Getting Here From Blubberhouses church by the crossroads, walk up the slope (south) as if you’re going to Askwith, for 100 yards or so, taking the track and footpath past the … Continue reading

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Girdle Stane, Dunnichen, Angus

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 52808 49737 Also Known as: Canmore ID 34662 Dunnichen 1 Girdlestane The Girdle Stane of Dunnichen Girdle Stone Getting Here From The Square in Letham village, go north up Auldbar Road and out of … Continue reading

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Gray Stone, Burley, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – SE 28659 34229 Also Known as: Giant’s Stone Getting Here Originally located at SE 28449 34364, the site is now to be found halfway along Westfield Road, where it meets up with Hollis Place, … Continue reading

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Fairy Stone, Fourstones, Northumberland

Legendary Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NY 893 680 Archaeology & History Thought to have been destroyed in the 19th century, folklorists and historians alike didn’t seem to be able to locate this little-known folklore relic, which is still alive … Continue reading

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Ashlar Chair, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – SE 12075 44833 Also Known as: Carving no.111 (Hedges) Carving no.115 (Boughey & Vickerman) Druid’s Chair Etching Stone Getting Here There are two large boulders here, one of which was deemed the Ashlar many … Continue reading

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Tarry Stone, Cookham, Berkshire

Boundary Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SU 89745 85392 Also Known as: Cookham Stone Tarrystone Getting Here Dead easy!  Just about in the middle of the village, by the side of the road where a seat allows the weary walker … Continue reading

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Greenwood Stone, Midgley Moor, West Yorkshire

Boundary Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 01652 28514 Getting Here Follow the directions to reach Churn Milk Joan, the head 100 yards east till reaching the crossing of footpaths, beneath Crow Hill.  Take the northern (left) route and keep walking.  … Continue reading

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Foulscales Stone, Newton, Lancashire

Carved Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SD 693 492 Also Known as: Bonstone Yolstone Archaeology & History An intriguing and little-known carved stone whose existence has been brought to our attention by historian and author John Dixon.  Its precise history … Continue reading

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Lilla Cross, Fylingdales Moor, North Yorkshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SE 88923 98686 Also Known as: Lilla’s Cross Getting Here Lilla Cross is situated on Fylingdales Moor, north Yorkshire, between Pickering and Whitby at the junction of two major moorland footpaths. It is located close … Continue reading

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Causeway Edge, Littleborough, Lancs

‘Standing Stone’:  OS Grid Reference – SD 97239 17133 Getting Here Get up to the Aiggin Stone and turn your back to Robin Hood’s Bed and Blackstone Edge, facing (roughly) north.  There’s a small path just to the left of … Continue reading

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