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Toad Stones, Baildon Moor, West Yorkshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1305 4004 Getting Here From the double-ring that is the Brackenhall Circle at Shipley Glen, go up the road towards the hills and seek out the cup-marked Glovershaw Quarry Stone.  Shortly before this, … Continue reading

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Foster Clough Delph, Midgley Moor, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0234 2708 Getting Here From Midgley go west along Height Road and take the track up on your right, at the tree-lined bend, up Foster Clough and onto the moor as if you’re gonna … Continue reading

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Round Dikes, Addingham, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0552 5013 Also Known as: Round Dykes The Camp Getting Here First highlighted on the 1850 Ordnance Survey map of western Addingham, this large oval embankment sits on the eastern side of Counter Hill, … Continue reading

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Beckhampton Penning, Avebury, Wiltshire

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SU 0986 6713 Archaeology & History This all-but-destroyed megalithic ring is all-but-unknown in most of the archaeological gazetteers — including even Burl’s (2000) magnum opus!  But we know it was there.  And according … Continue reading

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The Carrs, Ovenden, Halifax, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0555 2993 Also Known as: Rough Carrs Getting Here Troublesome to get to if you don’t know the area. You can get here rom Halifax, up through Highroad Well towards Wainstalls, keeping to the … Continue reading

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High Close Pasture, Grassington, North Yorkshire

Settlement:   OS Grid Reference – SE 003 652 Also known as: The Circus Druid’s Altar Druid’s Circle Getting Here Easy enough to locate.  In Grassington go up the main street a coupla hundred yards, turning left up past the small … Continue reading

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Castle Stead, Cullingworth, West Yorkshire

Earthworks:  OS Grid Reference – SE 067 354 Getting Here C.F. Forshaw (1908) told us that “this Castlestead…lies on the high ground between Cullingworth and Denholme, about 300 yards east of the point where te Cullingworth Road meets the Halifax-Keighley … Continue reading

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Counter Hill, Addingham, West Yorkshire

Earthworks:  OS Grid Reference – SE 051 501 Getting Here You can come from various angles to approach this site, but I reckon the best is from along the old trackway of Parson’s Lane, between Addingham and Marchup.  From Silsden … Continue reading

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Catstones Ring, Harden, West Yorkshire

Earthworks:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0680 3808 Also Known as: Blood Dykes Getting Here Various ways here. From Keighley, go up the Halifax Road, first left after the Ingrow West train station, uphill, then up the long zizaggy road … Continue reading

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Black Hill Enclosure, Middleton Moor, North Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 11757 51949 Getting Here Just below Black Hill in the Middleton Moor Enclosure, little more than 10 yards east of the footpath on the east side of Loftshaw Gill, the slope drops down and … Continue reading

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