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Little Almscliffe Crags, Stainburn, North Yorkshire

Legendary Rocks:  OS Grid Reference – SE 23237 52275 Also Known as: Little Almes Cliffe Little Almias Cliff Crag Getting Here Coming from Harrogate, take the B6162 and B6161 road to Beckwithshaw, through the village and, 4-500 yards on, turn … Continue reading

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Blakey Topping, Allerston, North Yorkshire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – SE 8719 9338 Getting Here From Pickering, take the A169 towards Whitby. When you get to the Car Park at the ‘Hole-of-Horcum’ – (you can’t miss it), park the car and walk North along … Continue reading

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Stone Hill Head, Allerston Moor, North Yorkshire

Standing Stone (missing):  OS Grid Reference – SE 881 947 Archaeology & History A number of standing stones were reported by regional historian Robert Knox (1855) in his antiquarian work of this area, but forestry and vandalism has seen the demise … Continue reading

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Wallace’s Oak, Larbert, Falkirk, Stirlingshire

Legendary Tree:  OS Grid Reference – NS 847 836? Also Known as: Canmore ID 46875 Wallace’s Tree Archaeology & History The Wallace Oak was first recorded by name in 1687, when a legal contract was written agreeing to the destruction of much … Continue reading

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Lund Well, Bingley, West Yorkshire

Sacred Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 0973 4091 Archaeology & History Once found in a cluster of three little wells all very close to each other near the top of the field where the Crossflatts roundabout joins up … Continue reading

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Rocking Stone, Golcar, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rock (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 076 163 Also Known as: Holed Stone Holy Stone Whole Stone Archaeology & History Like many old rocking stones, this was destroyed due to quarrying operations many years ago and sadly, I … Continue reading

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Druid’s Oak, Caton, Lancashire

Legendary Tree:  OS Grid Reference — SD 5297 6467 Also Known as: Caton Oak Fish Stones Oak Getting Here Dead easy! Near the western end of Caton village, right on the edge of the main road (A683) running through the village … Continue reading

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Simon’s Seat, Skyreholme, North Yorkshire

Sacred Hill:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0788 5981 Getting Here Tons of ways here.   To those who drive, take the Grassington-Pateley Bridge (B6265) road and a couple of miles past the village of Hebden, you’ll see the high rocks … Continue reading

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Rocking Stone, Rishworth Moor, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – SD 990 150 Getting Here Simple: get to junction 22 on the M62 and take the Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge road.  A c0upla hundred yards along, take the track on your right.  Walk to the … Continue reading

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Gull Stones, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TG 524 035 Archaeology & History Several local history records describe there being a circle of ten standing stones in a field called ‘Stone-field’ or ‘Stone-piece’ – now covered by a housing estate … Continue reading

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