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Uphall Camp, Ilford, Essex

Hillfort (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference –TQ 4383 8510 Archaeology & History This prehistoric site was a giant – a huge colossus of an ‘enclosure’, a ‘settlement’, a ‘camp’—call-it-what-you-will.  More than a mile in circumference and an internal area of 48 acres … Continue reading

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Netherfoodie Cottage, Dairsie, Fife

Standing Stones (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference — NO 4128 1769 Also Known as: Dairsie Stones Archaeology & History  Recent archaeological investigations at the site which has become known as the Dairsie Hoard—where many pieces of broken Roman silverware were seemingly deposited in … Continue reading

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Stump Cross, Goosnargh, Lancashire

Wayside Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 57287 37421 Also Known as: Historic England Grade II Listed Building No. 1165108 Getting Here The cross is situated on the verge at the west side of the B5269 road near its junction … Continue reading

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Trysting Stone, Doune, Perthshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 7256 0182 Also Known as: Canmore ID 24761 Deil’s Head Devil’s Head Fairy Stone Gold Stone Getting Here From the old cross in the middle of the village, walk along the A820 Balkerach … Continue reading

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Lady Well, Ancaster, Lincolnshire

Holy well:  OS Grid Reference – SK 9840 4332 Getting Here Park by the church, which has a Sheela Na Gig and some roman stones. Walk back to the A153 (Ancaster Cross roads), turn left and cross the road. Take the … Continue reading

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Church Field, North Ockendon, Essex

Tumuli (destroyed): OS Grid-Reference – TQ 618 850 Also Known as: Monument No. 414124 Archaeology & History As with many prehistoric sites, this too was unearthed and seemingly destroyed in the 19th century. Although it seems that nothing now remains … Continue reading

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Bartlow Hills, Bartlow, Cambridgeshire

Tumuli:  OS Grid Reference – TL 586 449 Also Known as: The Three Hills Getting Here The best way to get here (when we went anyway, quite a few years back now), was via the old church . At the … Continue reading

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Woofa Bank Enclosure, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13890 45516 Getting Here From Ilkley, take the Cowpasture Road up past Cow & Calf rocks, the hotel and along the moorside.  A few hundred yards further, just before the next farm-building on your … Continue reading

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Round Dikes, Addingham, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0552 5013 Also Known as: Round Dykes The Camp Getting Here First highlighted on the 1850 Ordnance Survey map of western Addingham, this large oval embankment sits on the eastern side of Counter Hill, … Continue reading

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Eagle Stone, Blubberhouses Moor, North Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 14605 53815 Also Known as: Eagles Stone Getting Here To get here, follow the same directions as you would to reach the curious Green Plain settlement; but just before you reach that, you’ll … Continue reading

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