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Yockenthwaite Circle, Buckden, North Yorkshire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – SD 89975 79365 Also Known as: Druid’s Circle Getting Here The long country road running between Aysgarth and Kettlewell is the B6160.  Whether you’re coming from the north (Aysgarth) or south (Kettlewell), when you … Continue reading

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Tillicoultry House Carving, Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NS 9240 9752 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48255 Archaeology & History A recent visit to try find this intricate carving—the only one of its kind in Clackmannanshire—proved unsuccessful, and so I add it … Continue reading

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Glen Cochill Cairnfield 1, Little Dunkeld, Perthshire

Cairns:  OS Grid Reference – NN 9035 4145  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Take the A826 road south out of Aberfeldy, uphill, till you reach the White Cairn or Carn Ban, then follow the dirt-track for 700 yards onto the … Continue reading

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Glen Cochill Circle (01), Little Dunkeld, Perthshire

Hut Circle:  OS Grid Reference – NN 90324 41487 Getting Here Take the same directions to reach the impressive Carn Ban prehistoric tomb.  From here, walk along the winding track past the giant cairn onto the moors for about 350 … Continue reading

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Glenshervie Burn, Glen Almond, Perthshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 82614 32996 Also Known as: Canmore ID 25565 River Almond Getting Here Take the dirt-track, off-road, up to the start of Glen Almond, for more than 4 miles — past the curious Conichan … Continue reading

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Toad Stones, Baildon Moor, West Yorkshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1305 4004 Getting Here From the double-ring that is the Brackenhall Circle at Shipley Glen, go up the road towards the hills and seek out the cup-marked Glovershaw Quarry Stone.  Shortly before this, … Continue reading

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Sheep Scar Circle, Giggleswick, North Yorkshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SD 80519 66474 Also Known as: Borrins Top Getting Here From Settle, take the same direction as if you’re visiting the giant Apronful of Stones cairn.  Walk past it, keeping to the walling for … Continue reading

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Feizor Thwaite, Lawkland, North Yorkshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SD 79798 67473 Getting Here From Feizor village, take the dirt-track south that cuts up between the two cottages and walk onto the level.  From here, the walling bends round and a small cut … 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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Roms Law, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Ring Cairn: OS Grid Reference – SE 13648 44719 Also known as: Grubstones Circle Rumbles Law Rums Law Getting Here Get to the Twelve Apostles stone circle, then walk just 100 yards down the main footpath south, towards Bingley, and … Continue reading

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