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Allt Ghaordaidh, Glen Lochay, Killin, Perthshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 5101 3807 Getting Here One helluva climb to reach this little fella.  I simply started at Dalgirdy cottage, some 5 miles along Glen Lochay, on the right-hand side of the road.  Then, walk … Continue reading

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Dunblane Cathedral, Stirlingshire

Cists: OS Grid Reference – NN 781 014 Archaeology & History Although this great and legendary cathedral is today a christian centre, it seems that the site had been deemed as sacred by a much earlier, indigenous culture — though on … Continue reading

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Thursday Market Cross, York, North Yorkshire

Cross (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 603 519 Archaeology & History This old cross was demolished long since, but I think it’s important to rejunevate a memory of its existence back into our times.  Little has been written about … Continue reading

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Eastwoods Cross Base, Summerbridge, North Yorkshire

Cross & Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 18506 62013 Also Known as: Carving no.637 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here The same directions as for the Eastwoods Farm Cup: from Summerbridge, go west on the B6541 towards Dacre Banks, … Continue reading

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Roms Hill, Wadsworth, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0080 3261 Getting Here Whether coming from Hebden Bridge or Oxenhope: at the very top of the long uphill road, at the very top where a small radio station sits by the roadside … Continue reading

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Exley Head Cross, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SE 04818 40146 Getting Here From Keighley town centre, take the main road to Oakworth (B6143) and you’ll see it right by the main roadside, about a mile up on the left-hand side upon a … Continue reading

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Water Sheddles Cross, Oakworth Moor, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SD 9711 3826 Also known as: Hanging Stone Standing Stone Waterscheddles Cross Getting Here Pretty easy to find.  Go along the Oakworth-Wycoller road, between Keighley and Colne, high up on the moors.  When you … Continue reading

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Cowper’s Cross, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cross:  OS Grid reference – SE 10223 45609 Also Known as: Cawper’s Cross Getting Here From Ilkley town, head up the road as if you’re going to White Wells but keep following the moorland road up towards Whetstone Gate and the … Continue reading

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Clach-na-Cruich, Fearnan, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Rock:  OS grid reference – NN 71868 44743 Also known as: Canmore ID 25037 Clach-na-Gruich St. Ciaran’s Seat Measles Stone Getting Here Pretty easy to get to.  It’s in one of the fields above the old farmhouse of Boreland on … Continue reading

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