Tag Archives: druids

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

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Stone Circles, Yorkshire, North | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Law Knowe, Niddrie, Edinburgh, Midlothian

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NT 3076 7177 Archaeology & History Long since gone, this little-known burial mound could once be seen not far from the old mansion of Niddrie House.  The only reference I’ve found of it is in … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cairns, Tombs, Tumuli, Midlothian, Scotland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Broad Oak, Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex

Legendary Tree:  OS Grid Reference – TL 5352 2083 Also Known as: Doodle Oak Archaeology & History Erroneously ascribed by the reverend Winsland (1952) as being the ‘Doodle Oak’, the ancient and giant tree called the Broad Oak was, as records … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in England (south), Essex, Sacred Nature | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

St. Bride’s Well, London, Middlesex

Holy Well (covered):  OS Grid Reference – TQ 3157 8111 Archaeology & History Close to the centre of that corporate money-laundering place of homo-profanus that is the City of London, was once a site that represents the antithesis of what … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in England (south), Holy Wells, Middlesex | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Glesart Stanes, Glassford, Lanarkshire

Standing Stones:  OS Grid Reference – NS 73609 46916 Also Known as: Avonholm Canmore ID 45595 Glesart Stones Struthers Burial Ground Three Stones Getting Here From the roundabout in Glassford village, head west down Jackson Street along the country lane of … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Lanarkshire, Scotland, Standing Stones | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Rate this:

Posted in Scotland, Stirlingshire, Trees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kirk Stones, Morton Moor, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rocks (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 089 448 Archaeology & History A place-name that is still recognised on modern Ordnance Survey maps, even though the original site giving rise to it was all but destroyed some one hundred-and-fifty … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Sacred Nature, Yorkshire, West | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Holy Wells, Yorkshire, West | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

St. Peter’s Well, York Minster, North Yorkshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 6038 5219 Also Known as: Holy Well, York Minster Archaeology & History For people who like to visit the sacred sites that determined a cross-over from Earth-based animism to one which ceased sanctifying … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brigantia (Northern England), Holy Wells, Yorkshire, North | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Druidsfield (03), Lochearnhead, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 58760 23087 Also Known as: Canmore ID 24126 Getting Here Follow the same directions described to reach the Druidsfield 1 and 2 carvings.  This one is the larger upright block right next to … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cup-and-Ring Stones, Perthshire, Scotland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment