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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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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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East Riddlesden Cross, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SE 079 421 Archaeology & History A little-known early christian relic found in the driveway to East Riddlesden Hall was saved and propped up in the stable floor at the back.  In 1984 however, the … Continue reading

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Hawk Hill Cross, Alloa, Clackmannanshire

Cross: OS Grid Reference – NS 90135 92660 Also Known as: Parkmill Pillar Stone of Brath Getting Here From Alloa head east along the A907 road and park up at Morrison’s supermarket a half-mile on. From here, keep walking along … Continue reading

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Snowden Carr Carving (569), Askwith Moor, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 17746 50923 Getting Here Takes a bitta finding unless you’ve got a GPS system, or someone like me to show you where it is! The best way’s probably via the Askwith Moor Road … Continue reading

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West Woods 01, Calverley, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1970 3731 Getting Here On the A657 road, a half-mile past Greengates towards Calverley, just before the road starts going uphill, take the lower dirt-track of Eleanor Drive on your left into Calverley … Continue reading

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St. James Church, Burton-in-Kendal, Cumbria

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 5305 7692 Archaeology & History As with many old churches, St. James’ at the northern side of the village has remains of old cross fragments that can be seen inside.  They were described at … Continue reading

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Panorama Stone (226), Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – SE 1015 4702 Also Known as: Panorama Rock 226 Archaeology & History It would seem that this excellent looking cup-and-ring stone may have been destroyed sometime around 1890 during the construction of the … Continue reading

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Fertility Stone, Dacre, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 18552 62228 Also Known as: Carving no.638 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here Take the same directions as if you’re visiting the Eastwoods Cross base and cup-marked stone, but at Eastwoods Farm itself, walk … Continue reading

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Snowden Carr Carving (603), Askwith Moor, North Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 17993 51112 Getting Here From Askwith village go up the Moor Lane and at the crossroads go straight across (Snowden Moor is across left).  Go down and along Snowden Carr Road until the … Continue reading

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