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Nanny’s Grave, Steeton, West Yorkshire

Tomb:  OS Grid Reference – SE 022 448 Archaeology & History Until we’ve isolated this site, it’s difficult to suggest an age for it.  It’s an all-but forgotten grave of some sort, last mentioned by John Clough (1886) in his … Continue reading

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Boatbridge Quarry, Thankerton, Lanarkshire

Cists (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 981 376 Also Known as: Tinto Quarry Archaeology & History The sites that were once here have long since been destroyed as a result of quarrying operations.  But thankfully this place was given … Continue reading

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Pike Hill, Stamfordham, Northumbria

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NZ 0774 7048 Archaeology & History Found inside a prehistoric tomb that was excavated in the late 1920s “by Messrs R.C. and W.P. Hedley at Pike Hill, near Stamfordham,” this fascinating-looking carving was found … Continue reading

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