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Beadle Hill, Extwistle, Lancashire

Earthworks:  OS Grid Reference – SD 8895 3420 Archaeology & History The low hill called Beadle Hill is located about half a mile north of Swinden Reservoir between Worsthorne and Haggate in the area called Extwistle. It is just a … Continue reading

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Delf Hill, Extwistle, Burnley, Lancashire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SD 9006 3373 Also Known as: Delph Hill Pasture Archaeology & History Described in Walter Bennett’s (1946) magnum opus as a “stone circle” and repeated in Aubrey Burl’s (2000) magnum opus under the same … Continue reading

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Cliviger Laithe, Worsthorne, Lancashire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SD 866 309 Archaeology & History The grid reference given here is an approximation as we don’t have the exact position of the tomb that could once be seen in the fields immediately south … Continue reading

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Cliviger Law, Mereclough, Burnley, Lancashire

Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SD 872 302 Also Known as: Law House Archaeology & History In days of olde this once proud tomb stood upright on the slopes below the more prominent Cliviger Laithe tumulus above.  But, like … 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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Ring Stones, Worsthorne, Lancashire

‘Stone Circle’:  OS Grid Reference – SD 886 330 Also Known as: Ringstones Getting Here Various ways to get here. From Worsthorne village, go east, up past the church, uphill following the dead straight path.  After about 600 yards there’s … Continue reading

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Hameldon Pasture, Worsthorne, Lancashire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SD 891 326 Archaeology & History In the vicinity of the denuded ring-cairn and old tumulus of Worsthorne Hill, the Calderdale historian Mr J.A. Heginbottom described finding this simple cup-marked rock, a hundred yards … Continue reading

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