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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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Green Crag Slack (374), Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13891 45757 Also Known as: Carving no.199 (Hedges) Getting Here From Ilkley, take the same directions to reach the Haystack Rock; then walk east along the edge of the moor, past the Pancake … Continue reading

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Chair Stone, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 14395 45222 Getting Here Fom Burley train station, take the road uphill onto the moor edge, turning right for a coupla hundred yards where the road runs up the side of the Coldstone … Continue reading

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Coldstone Beck Cairn (01), Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1421 4514  —  NEW DISCOVERY Getting Here From Burley train station walk up the road, turning right as you meet the moorland road.  Go on for a couple of hundred yards until you run parallel … Continue reading

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Woofa Bank (352), Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13611 45616 Also Known as: Carving no.183 (Hedges) Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re gonna visit the Idol Stone carving.  From here, keep walking uphill until your reach the rocky … Continue reading

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Buried Stone, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 138 452  –  NEW FIND Archaeology & History One of this regions many simple cup-marked stones, this example is another that is not in the archaeological records as it was rediscovered on March … Continue reading

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Dyke Stone, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference –  SE 140 452 – NEW FIND Archaeology & History Rediscovered on Tuesday March 6, 2012, this medium-sized rounded (female) rock has somehow evaded all previous archaeological evaluations.  It is one of at least five … Continue reading

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Lanshaw Carving (335), Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13440 45415 Getting Here From the Idol Stone carving, keep walking along the footpath that takes you up the hill and further onto the moor. Keep walking for another few hundred yards until … Continue reading

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Lanshaw Cup-Marking, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13430 45456* Getting Here A bit hard to locate. Take the route past the Haystack Rock onto the Idol Stone and Idol Rock, uphill, for a few hundred yards till you meet the distinct vegetational … Continue reading

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