Tag Archives: Chipping Norton

Whispering Knights, Rollright, Oxfordshire

Chambered Tomb:  OS Grid Reference – SP 29936 30841 Also Known as: Five Knights Getting Here Follow the directions to reach the Rollrights stone circle, from Chipping Norton.  Walk past the entrance to the circle along the road for a coupla … Continue reading

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Salford Cross Cup-Marks, Oxfordshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SP 28644 28058 Getting Here Pretty simple this one.  From Chipping Norton, head west on the A44 for a coupla miles till you hit the lovely Salford village.  The church stands out, so head … Continue reading

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Cornwell Stone, Salford, Oxfordshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid References – SP 2770 2785 Getting Here Go west along the A44 from Salford village ’til just before the crossroad with the A436. 100 yards before here there’s a small left turn, downhill, past Hollis Hill … Continue reading

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Lyneham Barrow, Ascot-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire

Long Barrow:  OS Grid Reference – SP 297 211 Getting Here Pretty easy really.  From Shipton-under-Wychwood take the A361 road north (to Chipping Norton) for just over 2 miles.  You’ll pass the TV mast on your right and then a … Continue reading

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Hawk Stone, Spelsbury, Oxfordshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SP 33923 23544 Getting Here Best visited out of season before the corn’s been planted. It makes it  easier to find and doesn’t annoy the land-owner here, who tends to be a decent dood.  … Continue reading

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Boulter’s Barn Stone, Churchill, Oxfordshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SP 2938 2570 Also known as: Churchill Stone Getting Here This stone stands on the south-side of the B4450 just north of the crossroads, halfway between Churchill and Chipping Norton.  Generally troublesome to see … Continue reading

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Lidstone, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Standing Stones:  OS Grid Reference – SP 35487 24627 Also Known as: King Lud’s Stone Leodwine’s stone Getting Here Just get to the top of the hill thru the village and where the sharp bend turns, you’ll find one of … Continue reading

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Rollright Stones, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – SP 29578 30869 Also known as: King’s Men The Rollrights Rowldrich Getting Here All sorts of ways to get here – all via road I’m afraid.  Those southern-types aint into walking over fields and ambling … Continue reading

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Serpent’s Well, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – SP 31 27? Archaeology & History This legendary-sounding spring of water was described in field-name listings from the 1770 Enclosure Acts, but nothing seems to have been written about it since.  To me at least, … Continue reading

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