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Oldfield Hill, Meltham, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0874 1009 Getting Here From the crossroads at the centre of Meltham, near the church, take the Wessenden Head Road up out of town for about a mile.  Keep your eyes peeled to right … Continue reading

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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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Castle Hill, Kirklees, Brighouse, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 173 216 Getting Here Along the Brighouse to Mirfield A644 road, a half-mile east of M62’s junction 25 on Wakefield Road, note the woodland on your left-hand side, above the walling.  Although on allegedly … 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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