Tag Archives: Pickering

Blakey Topping, Allerston, North Yorkshire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – SE 8719 9338 Getting Here From Pickering, take the A169 towards Whitby. When you get to the Car Park at the ‘Hole-of-Horcum’ – (you can’t miss it), park the car and walk North along … Continue reading

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Stone Hill Head, Allerston Moor, North Yorkshire

Standing Stone (missing):  OS Grid Reference – SE 881 947 Archaeology & History A number of standing stones were reported by regional historian Robert Knox (1855) in his antiquarian work of this area, but forestry and vandalism has seen the demise … Continue reading

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Market Cross, Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SE 834 830 Getting Here Dead easy.  Take the A170 road from Pickering to Thornton-le-Dale and as you go into the large village, you’ll hit the old crossroads with the village green.  Here be your … Continue reading

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Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby, North Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NZ 94 06? Also Known as: Kendall Stone Archaeology & History In James Simpson’s precursory essay (1866) to his monumental Archaic Sculpturings (1867), he details the former existence of a decent piece of prehistoric rock … Continue reading

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