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Batty Wife Hole, Ribblehead, North Yorkshire

Ring Cairn (lost):  OS Grid Reference – SD 7622 7895 Getting Here The great Yorkshire historian Harry Speight (1892) gave the directions for this place, which I’ve not located.  On his walk down the southern side off Whernside, he told … Continue reading

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Walshaw Dean, Wadsworth Moor, West Yorkshire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – SD 9647 3355 Getting Here The site is usually invisible, being under the waters of Walshaw Dean Middle Reservoir.  But in good droughts you can catch a glimpse of the place.  So take the … Continue reading

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Quernhow, Ainderby Quernhow, North Yorkshire

Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 338 803 Archaeology & History Long since destroyed by the self-righteous advance of industrial humans, this was a pretty impressive-looking tomb according to the account of D.M. Waterman (1951).  Found between the villages … Continue reading

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Cheetham Close, Egerton, Lancashire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – SD 7164 1589 Also known as: Chapeltown Chetham Close Getting Here Various ways to get here, probably the easiest is by taking the A639 north from Bolton, up to Turton & Entwhistle Reservoir.  Park … Continue reading

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Roms Law, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Ring Cairn: OS Grid Reference – SE 13648 44719 Also known as: Grubstones Circle Rumbles Law Rums Law Getting Here Get to the Twelve Apostles stone circle, then walk just 100 yards down the main footpath south, towards Bingley, and … Continue reading

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Windy Hill Circle, Baildon Moor, West Yorkshire

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 138 403 Archaeology & History The early northern antiquarian, J.N.M. Colls (1846), described visiting a ‘druidical circle’ of stones due east of the Dobrudden prehistoric graveyard, but it seems to have been … Continue reading

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