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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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Rocking Stones, Kirriemuir, Angus

Legendary Rocks (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 3813 5496 Archaeology & History Like many rocking stones across the British Isles that were written about by early 18th and 19th century authors, the ones at Kirriemuir have fallen prey to the … Continue reading

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Rocking Stone, Warley Moor, Halifax, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – SE 03399 30199 Getting Here From Denholme, take the A6033 Hebden Bridge road up, but shortly past the great bend turn off right up the steep road towards the moorland windmills until you reach … Continue reading

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Robin Hood’s Bed, Blackstone Edge, Lancashire

Legendary Rocks: OS Grid Reference – SD 97204 16356 Getting Here Follow the same directions to get to the Aiggin Stone.  Once here, go over the stile by the fence opposite towards the great geological ridge less than half-a-mile south.  … Continue reading

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Rocking Stone, Meltham Moor, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rock (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 0728 0944 Archaeology & History Here we have the case of yet another rocking stone destroyed by a bunch of morons in bygone days.  Although marked on the first Ordnance Survey of … Continue reading

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Rocking Stone, Golcar, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rock (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 076 163 Also Known as: Holed Stone Holy Stone Whole Stone Archaeology & History Like many old rocking stones, this was destroyed due to quarrying operations many years ago and sadly, I … 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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Whole Stone, Golcar, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – SE 077 163 A place that I thought was no longer visible – though one local tells me that aint the case.  This legendary site – also known as the ‘Holed’ or ‘Holy Stone’ – … Continue reading

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Rocking Stone, Rishworth Moor, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – SD 990 150 Getting Here Simple: get to junction 22 on the M62 and take the Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge road.  A c0upla hundred yards along, take the track on your right.  Walk to the … Continue reading

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