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Ghaist Stane, Fern, Angus

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 4832 6173 Getting Here Whichever route you take to reach this lovely hamlet, hiding away in deep greenery, when you get to the one and only road junction, where it goes downhill (towards … Continue reading

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Pickel Well, Birstall, West Yorkshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 2180 2633 Archaeology & History Seemingly built over in recent years, the Pickel Well was one of the main water supplies to the people of Gomersal and Birstall in earlier times.  Getting its … Continue reading

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Ghost’s Knowe, St. Ninian’s, Stirlingshire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – NS 7474 8574 Also Known as: Canmore ID 45953 Craigengelt Cairn Getting Here West of Dunipace and the M9, go along the B818 for 3-4 miles until you hit the pub at the tiny crossroads … Continue reading

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Backstone Circle, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – SE 12605 46130 Getting Here There are many routes to get here, but this is the one I usually take. From Cow & Calf Rocks, walk up the steep hillside onto the first moorland … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Well, Runwell, Essex

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference — TQ 7510 9658 Also Known as: Running Well Getting Here It can be found by taking a road off the A132 (Wickford Road) which leads to Stock (directly opposite the Parish Church), continuing until … Continue reading

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Maiden’s Well, Glendevon, Perthshire

Healing Well: OS Grid Reference – NN 9703 0139 Also Known as: 1. Maiden Well Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re going to the Maiden Castle fairy hill.  About 100 yards before reaching the hill, on the … Continue reading

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Barmishaw Stone, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 11193 46417 Also Known as: Barnishaw Stone Carving I/4 (Davies) Carving no.92 (Hedges) Carving no.253 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here Follow the same directions to reach the superb Badger Stone carving, and from … Continue reading

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Nussey Green (404), Appletreewick, North Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0739 6254 Getting Here Park at Stump Cross Caverns on the B6265 road, then walk down the road for 200 yards till you reach the track on your left running over the fields … Continue reading

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Ashleigh Barrow, Darwen, Lancashire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – SD 696 208 Also Known as: Whitehall Tumulus Archaeology & History Early accounts of this site tell of its destruction in the 19th century, but a modern reconstruction of the site has been made close … Continue reading

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Glenrickard, Brodick, Isle of Arran, Argyll

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 00499 34665 Also Known as: Canmore ID 40204 Getting Here From Brodick, walk up the Glencloy dirt-track towards the friendly Kilmichael Hotel but turn off on the left shortly before hand, up another … Continue reading

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