Cup-marked boulder, Knott Hill, Marwood Parish, Barnard Castle (Marwood)
A rock with three large cup marks was found here in 1995. These carvings were probably carved in the early Bronze Age or late Neolithic. The purpose of these names is not clear though they may have had a religious function. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law (2).
|Historical period:||Early Neolithic (4000BC to 3300BC)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
|Legal status:||Scheduled Monument|
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1016612
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Source of Reference
Local History of Marwood
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