Keys to the Past

Art on a portable stone, Barningham Moor, Teesdale (Scargill)

A complex cup and ring marked stone was found here in 1997. These carvings were probably carved in the Early Bronze Age or Late Neolithic. The purpose of these markings is not clear though they may have had a religious function. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law (3).

Reference number:D3889
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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Source of Reference
Local History of Scargill

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