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Colpy, Culsalmond, Aberdeenshire

Stone Circle (destroyed): OS Grid Reference – NJ 6411 3261 Also Known as: Canmore ID 18272 Archaeology & History Just like the stone circle a half-mile east at Kirkton of Culsalmond, nothing now remains of this megalithic ring.  It was first … Continue reading

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Kirkton of Culsalmond, Aberdeenshire

Stone Circle (destroyed): OS Grid Reference – NJ 6503 3293 Also Known as: Canmore ID 18243 Archaeology & History After standing at the same spot for 3000 years or more, near the beginning of the 19th century this stone circle was destroyed by the self-righteous … Continue reading

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Dunino, Fife

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 541 109 Also Known as: Balkethly Balkaithley Canmore ID 34487 Archaeology & History We know very little about the site that once stood here — even Aubrey Burl (2000) found no history here.  It … Continue reading

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Carlie Craig, Blairlogie, Stirlingshire

Legendary Rocks:  OS Grid Reference – NS 816 970 Also Known as: Carla Craig Carlin Craig Witches’ Craig Getting Here If you’re coming from Blairlogie, a half-mile west of the village, take the B998 road to the university, but turn … Continue reading

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Eyam Cross, Eyam, Derbyshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference — SK 2178 7639 Getting Here The village of Eyam is located some 9 miles south-east of Chapel-en-le-Frith and about the same from Sheffield, which lies to the north-east. Go to the centre of the village and … Continue reading

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Rocester Church Cross, Staffordshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SK 11170 39394 Getting Here The Staffordshire village of Rocester is 4 miles north of Uttoxeter on the B5030 road. It can easily be reached from Stoke on Trent, Leek and Ashbourne. The church of … Continue reading

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Foldys Cross, Towneley, Burnley, Lancashire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 852 307 Also Known as: Foldy’s Cross Getting Here To get to Towneley Park head to the south side of the town close to a junction of two roads heading towards Todmorden and Bacup, … Continue reading

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St. Peter’s Cross, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SJ 879 452 Getting Here From the centre of Stoke head west onto Glebe Street and just a couple of hundred yards or so south of the town hall is the minster church of St … Continue reading

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Grimeford Cross, Adlington, Lancashire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 618 130 Also Known as: Headless Cross Archaeology & History Within the Harris Museum, Preston can be found the Upper section of a pre-Conquest stone ‘cross’. Though much damaged on three of its sides … Continue reading

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Whalley Crosses, Whalley, Lancashire

Crosses:  OS Grid Reference – SD 7326 3616 Also Known as: Paulinus Crosses Getting Here Dead easy to find.  Get to the centre of Whalley and walk into the churchyard.  Don’t confuse it with the ruins of the old abbey, … Continue reading

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