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Whooping Cough Stone, Struan, Perthshire

Legendary Rock: OS Grid Reference – NN 816 653 Getting Here Up the A9 past Blair Atholl, a few miles later there’s the turning for Struan.  Scarcely a mile east of old Struan Church, head past the old farmhouse of … Continue reading

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Witches’ Stone, Ratho, Midlothian

Cup-Marked Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NT 1273 6973 Also Known as: Canmore ID 50366 Witch’s Stone Archaeology & History This fascinating looking carving (in my personal Top 10 of all-time favourites cup-and-rings in the UK!) was unfortunately destroyed sometime … Continue reading

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Eller Edge (431), Pock Stones Moor, Thruscross, North Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 09059 61506 Getting Here From Appletreewick take the road east through Skyreholme and up Skyreholme Bank, bearing right at the fork in the tracks along the ancient Forest Road.  Keep going till you … Continue reading

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Solar Wheel of the Year Stone, Sabden, Lancashire

Cup-Marked Stone?:  OS Grid Reference – SD 7732 3846 Getting Here From Sabden village, walk up the steep Clitheroe Road towards the Nick of Pendle at the top of the hill, but take the track on your right about 100 … Continue reading

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Robin Hood’s Stone, Riddlesden, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – SE 06228 44470 Getting Here Dead easy!  If you come from Silsden, take the Holden Road up onto the moor edge, all the way up the wooded hill.  As you reach the top, keep your … Continue reading

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The Kirk, Steeton, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rocks:  OS Grid Reference – SE 041 439 Also known as: Garlic Kirk This is a stupendous site!  It looks like some of this may have been quarried, a long time ago, but it also seems that nothing at all … Continue reading

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