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Staniston Hill, Stainburn, North Yorkshire

Standing Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – SE 2522 5010 Archaeology & History This long-lost standing stone gave its name to the small hill between the geological giants of Little Almscliffe and Almscliffe Crags, ‘Staniston Hill.’  Described as early as the 13th … Continue reading

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Baildon Moor Carving (173), West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13844 40347 Also Known as: Carving no.40 (Hedges) Getting Here From Baildon go up onto the moor, turning left to go round Baildon Hill and onto Eldwick, stopping at the car park at … Continue reading

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Baildon Moor Carving (184), West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 14124 40447 Also Known as: Carving no.46 (Hedges) Getting Here From Baildon, take the road up onto the moors, turning left to go round Baildon Hill, then park-up at the small car-park on the … Continue reading

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Crook Farm north, Baildon Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13703 39616 Getting Here Take the road up alongside and past Shipley Glen, taking the turn to go to Crook Farm caravan site. Go right to the end of the car-park, then walk … Continue reading

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Baildon Moor Carving (150), West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13724 40096 Also Known as: Carving no.22 (Hedges) Getting Here Whether you come via Shipley Glen or Baildon, head for the Dobrudden caravan park on the western edge of Baildon Hill.  As you … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Field, Baildon Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13856 39599 Getting Here Whether you come via Shipley Glen or Baildon, head for the Dobrudden caravan park on the western edge of Baildon Hill.  As you get to the entrance of the … Continue reading

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Angel Moon Field, Ferrybridge, West Yorkshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grif Reference – SE 4734 2449 Also Known as: Roundhill Field Archaeology & History One of a number of sites that used to exist in this part of West Yorkshire before the coming of the Industrialists and … Continue reading

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Round Hill Field, Ferrybridge, West Yorkshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 47336 24493 Also Known as: Mound 1 (Roberts) Roundhill Field Archaeology & History Close to the important ceremonial monument of Ferrybridge Henge could once be seen be this singular grave and ring-ditch, 53 … Continue reading

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St Austin’s Stone, High Hunsley, East Yorkshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – SE 93360 34443 Also known as: St. Augustine’s Stone St Austin’s Rock Folklore The folklorist John Nicholson (1890) wrote about this “block of natural concrete standing at the head of Drewton Dale, near South … Continue reading

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Adam’s Oak, Brierley, South Yorkshire

Legendary Tree:  OS Grid Reference – SE 4280 1015 Also Known as: Adam & Eve’s Oak Wind-gap Oak Archaeology & History Highlighted on the 1854 Ordnance Survey map close to the township boundary line as Adam & Eve’s Oak, between … Continue reading

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