Keys to the Past

Cup-marked outcrop, The Rigg, Lartington, Teesdale (Lartington)

A large slab of rock at this site is decorated with over thirty cup-marks. These carvings probably date to the late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age. Their purpose is not known, but they may have a religious meaning. These carvings are Scheduled Monuments protected by law.

Reference number:D3933
Historical period: Early Neolithic (4000BC to 3300BC)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1018248

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Source of Reference
Local History of Lartington


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