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Eastwoods Rough 3, Dacre, North Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1850 6177 Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re going to the excellent Morphing Stone cup-and-ring carving.  From the carving, look up the field to the where the dirt-track is and, … Continue reading

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Guisecliff Wood (629), Bewerley, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 16415 63565 Also Known as: Carving no.629 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here Takes a bitta finding this one – especially a this time of year when the bracken’s high – but it’s worth … Continue reading

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Fertility Stone, Dacre, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 18552 62228 Also Known as: Carving no.638 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here Take the same directions as if you’re visiting the Eastwoods Cross base and cup-marked stone, but at Eastwoods Farm itself, walk … Continue reading

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Guisecliff Wood (626), Bewerley, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 16078 63641 Also Known as: Carving no.626 Hogback Stone Lower Intake carving Getting Here From Pateley Bridge take the B6265 road towards Grassington, turning left just a coupla hundred yards over the river … Continue reading

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Heyshaw Moor (north), Dacre, North Yorkshire

Cairns:  OS Grid Reference – SE 16218 63253 Getting Here From the road between Pateley Bridge and Summerbridge, the B6165, turn down to Glasshouses, following the road through the village and round past the reservoir; then as the road bends, … Continue reading

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Old Wife Ridge, Heyshaw Moor, Dacre, North Yorkshire

Sacred Hill:  OS Grid Reference – SE 159 626 Getting Here From the bottom of Pateley Bridge, just out of town take the left turn to Bewerley and go through the village; or from Glasshouses follow the road over the … Continue reading

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Brimham Rocks, Hartwith, North Yorkshire

Legendary Rocks:  OS Grid Reference – SE 2071 6493 Also Known as: Brimham Crags Getting Here From the lovely village of Summerbridge (near Pateley Bridge), go up the steep Hartwith Bank road, going straight across at the crossroads for another … Continue reading

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Graffa Plain, Hartwith, North Yorkshire

Tumulus (destroyed?):  OS Grid References – SE 211 642 Getting Here Take the road up to Brimham Rocks from Summerbridge; crossing the little crossroads, then keep your eyes peeled for the singular farmhouse on your right.  Just beyond this, on … Continue reading

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Yarmer Head, Nidd, North Yorkshire

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 299 612 Also Known as: Temple Yarmer Archaeology & History It was the legendary Harry Speight who described this in his monumental historico-topographical exploration of the Nidd valley in the 1890s.  Nothing … 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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