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Sunrise Stone (605), Snowden Crags, Askwith, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 18066 51251 Also Known as: Carving 605 Northern Earth Mysteries Stone Getting Here Take the same directions as if you’re going to visit the Naked Jogger Carving (stone 612), not far from the … Continue reading

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Weston Moor (543), North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 18521 49406 Getting Here Get yourself to the impressive multi-ringed Greystone Allotment carving, then walk to the copse of trees close by and bear left, following the edge of the fence along and … Continue reading

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Snowden Crags Circle, Askwith Moor, North Yorkshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1770 5136 —  NEW FIND Getting Here From the Askwith Moor Road parking spot, walk up the road for about 500 yards and head to your right (east) onto the moor.  Walk past the … Continue reading

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Weston Churchyard, Askwith, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1774 4663 Also Known as: Carving no.568 Getting Here Dead easy this. From Otley, take the north road over the River Wharfe and turn left following the signs to Askwith, where you’ll hit … Continue reading

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Bull Stone, Guiseley, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone/s:  OS Grid Reference – SE 20675 43469 Also Known as: Boon Stones Boul Stones Bull Stone of Otley Chevin Getting Here Worth checking this if you aint seen it before! Head up to the back (south-side) of Otley … Continue reading

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Old Man of Snowden, Askwith, North Yorkshire

Standing Stone (destroyed?):  OS Grid Reference – SE 175 503 Archaeology & History Eric Cowling (1946) described this lost or destroyed stone as “a squat standing stone at junction of the Askwith bridge-path with the Otley-Timble highway, saying how it … Continue reading

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Knotties Stone, Otley Chevin, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 20772 44181 Also Known as: Carving no. 396 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here From the Chevin hotel, walk onto the Chevin itself, turning left and walk about 350 yards east, past the small … Continue reading

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Greystone Allotment, Weston, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 18433 49648 Also Known as: Carving no.541 (Boughey & Vickerman) Greystone Rock Getting Here Although cited as being on Weston Moor, it is closer to Askwith village. From the village, take the north … Continue reading

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Ellers Wood (614), Washburn Valley, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Carving:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1895 5099 Getting Here Ellers Wood is at the very northern edge of the beautiful parish of Askwith and has a very particular ambience of its own. The small cluster of at least … Continue reading

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Ellers Wood (619), Washburn Valley, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Carving:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1902 5102 Also Known as: Airship Carving Carving no.619 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here Follow the same directions for the Ellers Wood 614 and 618 carvings, as it’s nearby. The best way to … Continue reading

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