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Ring Stones Hill, Catlow, Nelson, Lancashire

Stone Circle (destroyed?):  OS Grid Reference – SD 892 367 Archaeology & History Set in good landscape with fine views in most directions, it seems that the only thing that remains of this site is a place-name on a map—but … Continue reading

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Emmott Cross, Colne, Lancashire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 888 401 Also Known as: Touch Cross Archaeology & History At the north side of St Bartholomew’s church-yard, Colne, stands the medieval Emmott Cross or Touch Cross. It was re-erected here in 1967 by … Continue reading

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Ratten Clough Cross, Emmot Moor, Lancashire

Cross Base:  OS Grid Reference – SD 93997 39746 Getting Here Follow the directions to reach the Herder’s Cross, not far away.  Standing on the Herder’s Cross stone, look across the fields to the north (away from the farmhouse on … Continue reading

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Catlow Quarry, Nelson, Lancashire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SD 884 367 Archaeology & History Long since destroyed, we are thankful to the writings of Thomas Booth (1899) that this site was recorded.  In his rare work on the prehistoric burial sites of … Continue reading

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Castercliff, Nelson, Lancashire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SD 885 384 Also Known as: Caster Cliff Getting Here From Colne train station, cross the road and go along Bridge Street and where it meets Knotts Street follow it all the way up into … Continue reading

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Annot Cross, Brierfield, Lancashire

Cross (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – c. SD 881 353 Archaeology & History Not included in the magnum opus of Henry Taylor (1906), the exact position of this long lost site remains unknown, as even the investigative abilities of Clifford … Continue reading

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Herder’s Cross, Wycoller, Lancashire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 94056 39367 Also Known as: Herders Common Cross Getting Here From Laneshaw Bridge, near Colne, take the long country road that goes up above Wycoller to Stanbury and Haworth over the Yorkshire-Lancashire border.  A … Continue reading

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St. Helen’s Well, Colne, Lancashire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SD 890 397 Getting Here This site can be reached with relative ease from Colne’s train station by crossing the road and going up Bridge Street, turning immediately left along Shaw Street for several … Continue reading

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Wycoller Bridge, Trawden, Lancashire

Cup-Marked Stones:  OS Grid Reference – SD 932 393 Getting Here Easy enough to find once you’ve actually got to Wycoller.  By car, the only real way to get here is from Colne, through the village of Winewall, and along … Continue reading

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Water Sheddles Cross, Oakworth Moor, West Yorkshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SD 9711 3826 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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