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Grey Stone, Newsholme Dean, Oakworth, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 00621 40841 Also Known as: Carving no.2 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here Take the same directions as if you’re visiting the Cob Stone Field carving; but instead of going into the field on … Continue reading

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True Well, Oakworth, West Yorkshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0272 4017 Getting Here Take the Oakworth Road outta Keighley, turning right after a quarter-mile up Fell Lane.  Go all the way up the very end (a mile or so), turning right at … Continue reading

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Silver Hill, Stanbury, West Yorkshire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – SD 981 375 Getting Here Go through the village of Stanbury, past the last of the two reservoirs until you’re on the western edge of Ponden.  Stop and look up the slopes to your south.  … Continue reading

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Alcomden Stones, Stanbury Moor, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rocks: OS Grid Reference – SD 97313 35737 Also Known as: Oakenden Stones Getting Here Takes a bitta getting to this spot, but it’s worth the effort!  Make a day of it and walk up here via the little-known … Continue reading

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Haworth Moor Spa Wells, West Yorkshire

Healing Wells:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0041 3513 Getting Here Go through Haworth and head for the well-known Penistone Hill country park.  On the far western side of the hill up near the top of Moorside Lane, there’s a … Continue reading

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Ponden Kirk, Stanbury Moor, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rocks:  OS Grid Reference – SD 97969 36483 Also known as: Penistone Crags Wuthering Heights Getting Here Go west through Stanbury village towards Lancashire for a mile till you reach the end of Ponden Reservoir.  Where the water ends, follow … Continue reading

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William Walker Stone, Keighley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SD 99904 40659 –  NEW FIND Getting Here You need to get to the eastern edge of Keighley Moor by taking the country road northwest out of Oakworth (one of two roads) and head to … Continue reading

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Old Bess Stone, Oakworth Moor, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SD 978 389 Getting Here A bittova wander with not much to see, if truth be had.  Best way here’s from the top Oakworth Road heading to the Lancashire border, right on the moor-edge.  … 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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Hare Hill Stone, Oakworth, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 014 381 Archaeology & History About a metre tall and found standing near the bottom of one of the fields diagonally across from the old farmhouse of Laverock Hall, here’s another old stone … Continue reading

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