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Innesmill, Urquhart, Moray

Stone Circle: OS Grid Reference – NJ 2895 6407 Also known as: B5/1 (Thom) Canmore ID 16581 Deil’s Stanes Devil’s Stones Lochhill Moray 6 (Burl) Nine Stanes Stones of Urquhart Archaeology & History Described in early local history journals, this stone … Continue reading

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Devil’s Den Cups, Clatford, Wiltshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SU 15211 69652 Getting Here Follow the directions to reach the Devil’s Den, a half-mile north of Clatford up the footpath towards the Fyfield Down cup-marked rock.  You can’t miss it!  The cup-markings are … Continue reading

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Ringstone, Cropredy, Oxfordshire

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SP 470 464?      Also Known as: Ringstone Well Archaeology & History In 1239 CE we find records of a field-name site called “Ringstoneswelle.” Although the place-name writer Margaret Gelling (1954) initially … Continue reading

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Smoo Cave, Durness, Sutherland

Cave:  OS Grid Reference – NC 419 672 Getting Here From Durness take the road east for a couple of miles till you see the signpost which takes you on the left-hand side of the road, down to the coast.  … Continue reading

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Nursery Knot, Appletreewick Moor, North Yorkshire

Sacred Hill:  OS Grid Reference – SE 081 636 Also known as: Nursa Knott Nursery Hill Getting Here Dead easy.  Follow the Grassington-Pateley Bridge road (B6265) east and about 2 miles past Hebden village, the craggy hill rises to the … Continue reading

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Devil’s Apronful, Appletreewick, North Yorkshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 07485 59355 Getting Here An excellent spot with fantastic views. There’s many ways to approach the place, but a good one is from the roadside by Howgill, then following the track uphill until you … Continue reading

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Battle Hill Dolmen, Huntly, Aberdeenshire

Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NJ 542 401 Archaeology & History In a short article, ‘Dolmens in Scotland’, written by Dr H.O. Forbes in the esteemed Antiquity journal of June 1929, Dr Forbes reported the former existence of a … Continue reading

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Badger Wells Cairn, Pendle Hill, Lancashire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SD 783 396 Getting Here Start at the Nick of Pendle and walk up the footpath towards the denuded Apronful of Stones’ cairn.  Keep going up the hill for another 300 yards or so, just … Continue reading

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Devil’s Arrows, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire

Standing Stones:  OS Grid References – SE 3909 6653 Also known as: The Devil’s Bolts The Three Greyhounds The Three Sisters Getting Here Dead easy to find!  Turn off the A1(M) at the A6055 Boroughbridge road and head into town. Turn left … Continue reading

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Devil’s Apronful, Pendle Hill, Lancashire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SD 77906 39355 Also known as: Apronful of Stones Getting Here Many ways to get here, but the easiest for those with cars to is park up on the southeast edge of the hill, at … Continue reading

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