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Gill Head, Blubberhouses Moor, North Yorkshire

Enclosures:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1338 5493 Getting Here ON the A59 Harrogate to Skipton road, right on top where it crosses the barren moors, get to the parking spot right near where the road levels out at the … Continue reading

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Cnoc Mor, Garbhallt, Argyll

Standing Stone (destroyed?): OS Grid Reference – NS 005 945 Getting Here Somewhat out of the way with seemingly nothing left of the site, from Clachan Strachur, take the A886 road southwest along Loch Fyne for a few miles until … 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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Green Crag Plain, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 131 457 Getting Here The best way to get here it is to head from the Cow and Calf Hotel up the hillside to where the great rock is sticking out (the Pancake … Continue reading

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Yoni Stone, Utley, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS grid reference – SE 0390 4333 Also known as: Cunt Stone Getting Here From Keighley town centre, head north towards Cliffe Castle, but turn left beforehand and along Hollins Lane.  Go past Hollins Hall for a few … Continue reading

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Crosley Wood, Gilstead, Bingley, West Yorkshire

Enclosure / Settlement:  OS Grid Reference – SE 117 386 Getting Here Along the main Aire Valley road (A650) between Cottingley and Bingley, turn right by Beckfoot Grammar School and wander along and up the winding road, over the canal … Continue reading

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Crooked Stane, Elvanfoot, Lanarkshire

Standing Stone:  OS grid reference – NS 96590 15333 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47316 Archaeology & History Described by Tam Ward and Douglas Graham (1989) as “the only surviving standing stone in Clydesdale” (which isn’t quite true), this lovely looking monolith, … Continue reading

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Connel, Oban, Argyll

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS grid reference – NM 917 340 Archaeology & History The Royal Commission for Historic Scotland (1974) recorded this “stone that formerly stood within the area now occupied by Connel Station,” was thought to have been destroyed … Continue reading

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Cnoc na Carraigh, Gigha, Argyll

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS grid reference NR 642 480 Archaeology & History The Scottish Royal Commission (1971) reported a very large “standing stone that stood 185m NNW of Achmore House (that) was removed at the beginning of the 19th century. … Continue reading

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Bride Stone, Farnley Moor, North Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1991 4932 Getting Here From Otley go north straight over the river and upwards into the countryside for nearly two miles (past the TV mast on the right).  As you reach near the … Continue reading

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