Cup- and groove-marked boulder, Eel Hill North, Barningham Moor, Teesdale (Barningham Moor)
This sandstone boulder has a number of prehistoric cup marks and grooves carved onto it. These depressions may be natural but were probably carved in the Early Bronze Age or Late Neolithic. The purpose of these carvings is not clear though 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)
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