Cup-and-groove marked boulder, Eel Hill North, Barningham Moor, Teesdale (Barningham Moor)
This sandstone boulder has a number of cup marks on it. These carvings were probably created in the Early Bronze Age or Neolithic periods. The purpose of these markings are not clear, although they may have had a religious function. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law (1).
|Historical period:||Early Neolithic (4000BC to 3300BC)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
|Legal status:||Scheduled Monument|
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1017439
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