Tag Archives: Yorkshire

Tom Cross, Colne, Lancashire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 92102 43175 Also Known as: Copy House Cross Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re visiting the Dissenter’s Well.  The cross stands right next to it! Archaeology & History This is one of … Continue reading

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Great Stone of Fourstones, Lowgill, North Yorkshire

Legendary Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SD 66972 66292 Also Known as: Big Stone Four Stones Getting Here From near the middle of the large village (or small town!) of High Bentham, go down Station Road, over the river — where … Continue reading

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Spell Howe, Folkton, East Yorkshire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – TA 065 788 Archaeology & History This once impressive tumulus a half-mile east of the village* was first mentioned in the Bardney Cartulary in the early 13th century, where is was written as Spelhou.  Suggested … Continue reading

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Green Gates stone (257), Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SE 11499 46049 Also Known as: Carving no.103 (Hedges) Getting Here Take the road from Ilkley town centre up towards the White Wells and keep following it along until it curves up and onto … Continue reading

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Rawthey Bridge, Fell End, Ravenstonedale, Cumbria

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SD 714 978 Archaeology & History This is yet another stone circle that’s been destroyed. It seems to have been described first by Nicolson & Burn (1777) — as “a circle of large … Continue reading

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