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Mount Cross, Cornholme, Todmorden, West Yorkshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 9146 2728 Also Known as: Idol Cross Getting Here The site can be approached by going up the almost hidden long steep winding lane off the A646 in Cornholme; but if you don’t know … Continue reading

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Gill Head, Blubberhouses Moor, North Yorkshire

Enclosures:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1338 5493 Getting Here ON the A59 Harrogate to Skipton road, right on top where it crosses the barren moors, get to the parking spot right near where the road levels out at the … Continue reading

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Blue Stane, St. Andrews, Fife

Standing Stone: OS Grid Reference – NO 50545 16708 Also Known as: Blue Stone Getting Here From the bus station in town, walk across the road and to your right, as if you’re heading into the town centre.  Barely 100 … Continue reading

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Idol Rock, Adel, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 282 402 Archaeology & History Difficult to know what to think about this one.  It seems to have been described just once in the latter half of the 19th century by that real … Continue reading

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Penbont, Hundred House, Radnorshire

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SO 117 544 Also Known as: Hundred House Standing Stone Archaeology & History In a field less than 200 yards north of an old medieval mound known as The Mount, the great ley-hunter … Continue reading

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Ox-Foot Stone, South Lopham, Norfolk

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TM 052 809 Folklore This slab of sandstone apparently used to stand upright in one of the fields of Oxfootstone Farm and on its surface is supposed to be the burnt impression of … Continue reading

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Water Sheddles Cross, Oakworth Moor, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SD 971 383 Also known as: Hanging Stone Standing Stone Waterscheddles Cross Getting Here Pretty easy to find.  Go along the Oakworth-Wycoller road, between Keighley and Colne, high up on the moors.  When you … Continue reading

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Green Crag Plain, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 131 457 Getting Here The best way to get here it is to head from the Cow and Calf Hotel up the hillside to where the great rock is sticking out (the Pancake … Continue reading

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Hartwith Moor, Summerbridge, North Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 21233 62737 Also Known as: Standing Stone Hill Getting Here A half-mile south of the superb Brimham Rocks complex, take the straight road south until you hit the second farmhouse (and accompanying caravans).  … Continue reading

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Yoni Stone, Utley, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS grid reference – SE 0390 4333 Also known as: Cunt Stone Getting Here From Keighley town centre, head north towards Cliffe Castle, but turn left beforehand and along Hollins Lane.  Go past Hollins Hall for a few … Continue reading

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