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Cock Howe (1), Skelton Moor, Marske, North Yorkshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NZ 0811 0063 Getting Here Take the minor high road between the hamlets of Marske and Fremington (up Hard Stiles from Marske side), turning up Stelling Road at the crossroads, and ⅔-mile (1.1km) along, turn right … Continue reading

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Lower Lanshaw Dam (01), Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1416 4489 Getting Here Take the same directions as if you’re visiting the Lanshaw Dam 2 petroglyph, then keep walking directly towards the Lanshaw Dam, 130 yards east.  Halfway between the two, closer … Continue reading

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Lower Lanshaw Dam (02), Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 14223 44888 Getting Here Along the moorland road between Cow & Calf and The Hermit pub, park up at the small wooded bit by the right-angle bend and cross over the Coldstone Beck.  Walk … Continue reading

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Death’s Head Carving (577), Askwith Moor, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 17795 51235 Also Known as: Carving no.577 Getting Here Follow the directions to find the Tree of Life Stone, then follow the main footpath uphill from it.  Once on the level, look out … Continue reading

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Snowden Carr Carving (580), Askwith, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 17798 51007 Getting Here Same direction as for cup-and-ring carving 581:.  This small pyramidal stone (easily missed if you aint careful) is literally a yard or away. Archaeology & History The first description … Continue reading

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Snowden Carr Carving (579), Askwith, North Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 17798 51007 Also Known as: Small Rings Stone Getting Here Follow the directions to reach cup-and-ring Carving 581 and this small stone is about 10 yards above it, up the slight slope amidst … Continue reading

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Snowden Carr Carving (581), Askwith, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 17799 51005 Getting Here Same direction as for cup-and-ring carving 582: from the Askwith Moor Road parking spot, walk up the road (north) 300 yards until you see the disused quarry on the … Continue reading

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Snowden Carr Carving (582), Askwith, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 17803 51012 Getting Here Not too difficult to locate if you don’t mind wandering to and fro in deep heather.  From the Askwith Moor Road parking spot, walk up the road (north) 300 … Continue reading

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Hagg Woods, Thongsbridge, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Cairns:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1493 1026 Getting Here Take the A6024 road south out of Huddersfield for about 4 miles, past the turnings to Honley, and when you reach a section where the road runs through a nice … Continue reading

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Snowden Carr Carving (571), Timble, North Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 17776 51293 Getting Here Take the same directions as to reach the Snowden Crags Necropolis, and where the small rounded hill rises up on the eastern end of the plain, look around and … Continue reading

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