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Panorama Stone (227), Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 11466 47285 Also Known as: Carving no.101 (Hedges) Carving no.227 (Boughey & Vickerman) Rocking Stone Getting Here Come out of Ilkley/bus train station and turn right for less than 50 yards, heading left … Continue reading

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Allt a’ Chaisteil, Bettyhill, Farr, Sutherland

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – NC 7251 5756  –  NEW FIND Getting Here From Bettyhill village, take the A836 road west, down the hill from the village. Just before crossing the metal bridge over the River Naver at the … Continue reading

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Achadh Thaibstil, Bettyhill, Farr, Sutherland

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NC 7398 5899 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6228 Clachan Burn Getting Here Along the A836 road a mile east of Bettyhill, a track goes south onto the moors just before Loch Salachaidh. Walk along here … Continue reading

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The Maypole, Water End, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Maypole (removed):  OS Grid Reference – TL 2296 0410 Getting Here On the east side of Warrengate Road, approached from Welham Green via Dixons Hill Road, or from Brookmans Park via Bradmore Lane. Archaeology & History The exact position of … Continue reading

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Boxted Cross Henge, Colchester, Essex

Henge Monument:  OS Grid Reference – TM 0093 3277 Archaeology & History As with many sites in Southern England, intensive agriculture has taken its toll on the archaic monuments.  The Boxted Cross henge is no exception and hardly any elements … Continue reading

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Shaman’s Lodge, Glen Cochill, Perthshire

Hut Circles:  OS Grid Reference – NN 90591 41247  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Take the same directions to reach the giant Carn Ban prehistoric tomb. Follow the track past the tomb further onto the moorland until you reach a … Continue reading

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Clach na h’ Iobairte, Kinloch Rannoch, Perthshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 61702 58975 Also Known as: Canmore ID 24576 Chieftain’s Grave Clach na h-Iobairte Clach na h-Jobairte Craiganour Stone Craig-na-Odhar Stone of Sacrifice Stone of the Offering Getting Here From the gorgeous village of Kinloch … Continue reading

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Craigmaddie Muir (2), Baldernock, Stirlingshire

Chambered Cairn (destroyed): OS Grid Reference – NS 58 76 Also Known as: Blochairn 2 Canmore ID 44421 STR 3 (Henshall) Archaeology & History Close to the ruined Craigmaddie Muir cairn could once have seen a companion, of roughly the … Continue reading

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Idol Rock, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

‘Cup-Marked’ Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13296 45898 Also Known as: Carving no.221 (Hedges) Carving no.327 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here From Cow & Calf Hotel head onto the moor above you, following the same directions to reach the ornately … Continue reading

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Balbirnie Carving (01), Markinch, Fife

Cup-and-Ring Stone: OS Grid Reference – NO 28587 02966 Also Known as: Balfarg Fif 1 (Morris 1981) Getting Here Follow the same directions to find the Balfarg Stone Circle (from the A92 going north from Glenrothes, turn E onto the … Continue reading

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