Keys to the Past

Cup-marked boulder, Guestwick Hills, Hunderthwaite (Hunderthwaite)

This cup and ring marked stone was found built into a nearby cairn. These carvings were probably carved in the Early Bronze Age or Neolithic. The purpose of these markings is not clear although they may have had a religious function.

Reference number:D5422
Historical period: Early Neolithic (4000BC to 3300BC)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hunderthwaite

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