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Gatepost Stone, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 09497 46961 Getting Here From Ilkley, follow the same directions as if you’re going up to the superb Swastika Stone.  Keep walking on the footpath, west, for 65 yards (59m), then walk into the … Continue reading

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Halo Stone (318), Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13223 46505 Also Known as: Carving no.154 (Hedges) Carving no.318 (Boughey & Vickerman) Getting Here From Ilkley train station, head up Cow Pasture Road and get to the Cow & Calf Hotel (if … Continue reading

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Fairy Mine, Bingley Moor, West Yorkshire

Miscellaneous:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13 43 Archaeology & History This is a strange one.  A really strange one…..  The site would not have even been written about had it not been for James Elkington pushing me to make … Continue reading

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Little Skirtful Carvings, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stones: OS Grid Reference – SE 1382 4518 Also Known as: Carving nos. 391a, 391b, 391c, 391d Little Skirtful of Stones’ Carvings Getting Here Follow the directions to reach the Little Skirtful of Stones giant prehistoric cairn. Once here, … Continue reading

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Woofa Bank Cairn, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1376 4542  —  NEW DISCOVERY Getting Here Follow the same directions to reach the Little Skirtful of Stones giant cairn.  From here, walk 200 yards straight north until you hit the footpath at the top … Continue reading

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Green Crag Slack (374), Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13891 45757 Also Known as: Carving no.199 (Hedges) Getting Here From Ilkley, take the same directions to reach the Haystack Rock; then walk east along the edge of the moor, past the Pancake … Continue reading

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Chair Stone, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 14395 45222 Getting Here Fom Burley train station, take the road uphill onto the moor edge, turning right for a coupla hundred yards where the road runs up the side of the Coldstone … Continue reading

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Coldstone Beck Cairn (01), Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1421 4514  —  NEW DISCOVERY Getting Here From Burley train station walk up the road, turning right as you meet the moorland road.  Go on for a couple of hundred yards until you run parallel … Continue reading

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Woofa Bank (352), Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 13611 45616 Also Known as: Carving no.183 (Hedges) Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re gonna visit the Idol Stone carving.  From here, keep walking uphill until your reach the rocky … Continue reading

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Buried Stone, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 138 452  –  NEW FIND Archaeology & History One of this regions many simple cup-marked stones, this example is another that is not in the archaeological records as it was rediscovered on March … Continue reading

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