Keys to the Past

Cup-marked boulder, Scale Tree Quarry, Romaldkirk Moor, Hunderthwaite (Romaldkirk)

A stone with a number of cup and ring marks has been recorded at this site. It may have been moved to the stream edge during field clearance. It probably dates to the late Neolithic or early Bronze Age. The exact purpose of such carving is unknown, though it may have had a religious purpose.

Reference number:D1709
Historical period: Early Neolithic (4000BC to 3300BC)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Romaldkirk


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