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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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The Carrs, Ovenden, Halifax, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0555 2993 Also Known as: Rough Carrs Getting Here Troublesome to get to if you don’t know the area. You can get here rom Halifax, up through Highroad Well towards Wainstalls, keeping to the … Continue reading

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Castle Stead, Cullingworth, West Yorkshire

Earthworks:  OS Grid Reference – SE 067 354 Getting Here C.F. Forshaw (1908) told us that “this Castlestead…lies on the high ground between Cullingworth and Denholme, about 300 yards east of the point where te Cullingworth Road meets the Halifax-Keighley … Continue reading

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