Tag Archives: Ilkley

Gatepost Stone, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 09497 46961 Getting Here From Ilkley, follow the same directions as if you’re going up to the superb Swastika Stone.  Keep walking on the footpath, west, for 65 yards (59m), then walk into the … Continue reading

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Halo Stone (318), Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13223 46505 Also Known as: Carving no.154 (Hedges) Carving no.318 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here From Ilkley train station, head up Cow Pasture Road and get to the Cow & Calf Hotel (if … Continue reading

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Cold Stone, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 14236 45433 Getting Here From Burley-in-Wharfedale train station, take the road uphill to the moors, turning right at the top, until you hit the bend where the stream and rocky valley of Coldstone … Continue reading

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Panorama Woods (230), Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 10377 47027 Also Known as: Carving no.63 (Hedges) Getting Here From Ilkley, take the directions up to the Panorama Woods 232 carving.  From here you can step from this rock over the stride … Continue reading

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Panorama Woods (231b), Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 10378 47027 Getting Here Follow the directions to reach Panorama Woods carving 232.  Barely a yard or two southwest across the small gap where the kids have their little den or hideout, this … Continue reading

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Panorama Woods (232), Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 10380 47027 Also Known as: Carving no.62 (Hedges) Enclosure Carving Getting Here Take the Wells Road from Ilkley centre up towards White Wells, bending to the right as you hit the edge of … Continue reading

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Tree Stone, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid-Reference – SE 104 470  –  NEW FIND Archaeology & History This carved stone was rediscovered by Michala Potts on the rainy afternoon of August 26, 2011, on a Northern Antiquarian excursion to explore some of the cup-and-rings … Continue reading

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Rushy Beck Spring, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1403 4544 Getting Here From Ilkley centre, take the road up to Cow & Calf, going past the hotel and along Hangingstone Road for a half-mile until you meet some walling on the … 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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Woofa Bank Cairn, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1376 4542  —  NEW DISCOVERY Getting Here Follow the same directions to reach the Little Skirtful of Stones giant cairn.  From here, walk 200 yards straight north until you hit the footpath at the top … Continue reading

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