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Rocking Stone, Golcar, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rock (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 076 163 Also Known as: Holed Stone Holy Stone Whole Stone Archaeology & History Like many old rocking stones, this was destroyed due to quarrying operations many years ago and sadly, I … Continue reading

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Slaithwaite Cross, West Yorkshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SE 07 14 Archaeology & History The great Huddersfield historian, Philip Ahier (1948), in describing the lack of documentary evidence for several crosses in the neighbouring region, “at Deighton, Cowcliffe, Marsh and Golcar,” found out that, … Continue reading

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Hagg Woods, Thongsbridge, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Cairns:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1493 1026 Getting Here Take the A6024 road south out of Huddersfield for about 4 miles, past the turnings to Honley, and when you reach a section where the road runs through a nice … Continue reading

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