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Rudston ‘D’ Cursus, East Yorkshire

Cursus: OS Grid Reference – TA 099 717 to TA 096 679 Archaeology & History To the north of Rudston village and its giant standing stone, running roughly parallel with the divinatory waters of the Gypsey Race river and passing … Continue reading

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Rudston ‘C’ Cursus, East Yorkshire

Cursus:  OS Grid Reference – TA 0914 6809 – TA 1014 6803 Archaeology & History Of the four giant linear cursus monuments that were laid out around the landscape that holds Britain’s largest standing stone—the Rudston monolith—this one, the Rudston ‘C’ … Continue reading

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Rudston ‘A’ Cursus, East Yorkshire

Cursus:  OS Grid Reference — TA 0998 6577 to TA 1016 6802 Also known as: Beacon Cursus Rudston Cursus 1 Woldgate Cursus Archaeology & History The site has been known about for nearly 150 years, albeit mistakenly as a series of prehistoric … Continue reading

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Rudston B Cursus, East Yorkshire

Cursus:  OS Grid Reference – TA 0805 6697 to TA 0944 6755  Rudston Cursus 2 Archaeology & History One of the four (known) cursus monuments around Rudston: this one stretches between the Ordnance Survey coordinates TA 081669 near Kilham Grange … Continue reading

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Lechlade Cursus, Gloucestershire

Cursus:  OS Grid Reference – SP 212 004 Archaeology & History In Devereux’s (1989) early assessment of our enigmatic cursus monuments, he wrote the following brief notes of this particular site: “The crop marks of another fragmentary cursus were found … Continue reading

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Fornham All Saints, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

Cursus:  OS Grid Reference – TL 836 677 Also known as: All Saints Cursus Archaeology & History The remains of this cursus can be found in the valley of the Lark.  In Paul Devereux’s (1989) survey of these gigantic neolithic … Continue reading

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