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Toad Stones, Baildon Moor, West Yorkshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1305 4004 Getting Here From the double-ring that is the Brackenhall Circle at Shipley Glen, go up the road towards the hills and seek out the cup-marked Glovershaw Quarry Stone.  Shortly before this, … Continue reading

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Rollright Stones, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – SP 29578 30869 Also known as: King’s Men The Rollrights Rowldrich Getting Here All sorts of ways to get here – all via road I’m afraid.  Those southern-types aint into walking over fields and ambling … Continue reading

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Great Skirtful Ring, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1415 4452 Getting Here Follow the directions to reach the Great Skirtful of Stones giant cairn (very worryingly being encroached upon, illegally [it’s a protected monument], by employees of Bradford Council digging tracks into … Continue reading

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Frogden Circle, Linton, Roxburghshire

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NT 774 292 Also known as: Five Stones The Tryst Archaeology & History Less than a mile northwest of the hillfort on Linton Hill, modern OS-maps show the field-name of ‘Five Stone Field’ … Continue reading

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Crow Hill Circle, Midgley Moor, West Yorkshire

Ring Cairn: OS grid reference – SE 026 271 Getting There Best approached by taking the same direction to the unexcavated Foster Clough ‘enclosure.’ From here, walk towards the walling about 100 yards to your east. Follow it along on … Continue reading

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Brackenhall Circle, Baildon Moor, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1305 3908 Also Known as: Brackenhall Ring Catstones Ring Soldier’s Trench Getting Here To get here, ask all and sundry where Shipley Glen is and, once there, head to the Brackenhall Countryside Centre. It’s … Continue reading

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Twelve Apostles, Burley Moor, West Yorkshire

Stone Circle:  OS Grid Reference – SE 12610 45062 Also Known as: Druidical Dial Circle Twelve Apostles of Ilkley Moor Getting Here There are many ways of reaching the Apostles, but I’ll stick to describing the two commonest routes for … Continue reading

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