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Ruston Beacon, Ruston Parva, East Yorkshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TA 0584 6128 Archaeology & History A fallen tumulus that once marked the southwestern side of the village boundary line, and was once adjacent to the prehistoric Green Dikes earthworks that once passed here.  … Continue reading

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Rudston Monolith, East Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – TA 09803 67740 Getting Here To get to the monolith travel along the B1253 road to the west of Bridlington for about 5 miles or from York take the A166 in an easterly direction … Continue reading

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Elf Howe, Folkton, East Yorkshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TA 0422 7726 Archaeology & History A once-impressive haunted burial mound on the southern edge of Folkton parish, all that remains of the place now are aerial images showing the ghostly ring of its … Continue reading

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Spell Howe, Folkton, East Yorkshire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – TA 065 788 Archaeology & History This once impressive tumulus a half-mile east of the village* was first mentioned in the Bardney Cartulary in the early 13th century, where is was written as Spelhou.  Suggested … Continue reading

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