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Tom Cross, Colne, Lancashire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 92102 43175 Also Known as: Copy House Cross Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re visiting the Dissenter’s Well.  The cross stands right next to it! Archaeology & History This is one of … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Farm Stone, Laneshaw Bridge, Lancashire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SD 92076 42714  —  NEW FIND Getting Here From Colne or Laneshaw Bridge, head up the Skipton Old Road which heads up towards Bleara Moor (with its prehistoric cairns).  Way before that though, about 100 yards before … Continue reading

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Ring Stones Hill, Catlow, Nelson, Lancashire

Stone Circle (destroyed?):  OS Grid Reference – SD 892 367 Archaeology & History Set in good landscape with fine views in most directions, it seems that the only thing that remains of this site is a place-name on a map—but … Continue reading

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Swinden Cross, Colne, Lancashire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 878 409 Archaeology & History In the 19th century a fragment of an Anglo-Saxon cross was dug up in the grounds of Alkincoats Hall between Colne and Foulridge — this area was probably once an … Continue reading

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Emmott Cross, Colne, Lancashire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 888 401 Also Known as: Touch Cross Archaeology & History At the north side of St Bartholomew’s church-yard, Colne, stands the medieval Emmott Cross or Touch Cross. It was re-erected here in 1967 by … Continue reading

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Catlow Quarry, Nelson, Lancashire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SD 884 367 Archaeology & History Long since destroyed, we are thankful to the writings of Thomas Booth (1899) that this site was recorded.  In his rare work on the prehistoric burial sites of … Continue reading

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Castercliff, Nelson, Lancashire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SD 885 384 Also Known as: Caster Cliff Getting Here From Colne train station, cross the road and go along Bridge Street and where it meets Knotts Street follow it all the way up into … Continue reading

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Herder’s Cross, Wycoller, Lancashire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 94056 39367 Also Known as: Herders Common Cross Getting Here From Laneshaw Bridge, near Colne, take the long country road that goes up above Wycoller to Stanbury and Haworth over the Yorkshire-Lancashire border.  A … Continue reading

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St. Helen’s Well, Colne, Lancashire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SD 890 397 Getting Here This site can be reached with relative ease from Colne’s train station by crossing the road and going up Bridge Street, turning immediately left along Shaw Street for several … Continue reading

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Wycoller Bridge, Trawden, Lancashire

Cup-Marked Stones:  OS Grid Reference – SD 932 393 Getting Here Easy enough to find once you’ve actually got to Wycoller.  By car, the only real way to get here is from Colne, through the village of Winewall, and along … Continue reading

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