Keys to the Past

Cup-and-ring-marked outcrop, Howgill Grange, Baldersdale, Hunderthwaite (Baldersdale)

This is a group of cup and ring marks on the north side of Baldersdale. The rock is partly covered by turf and has at least thirteen cups and several grooves carved onto it. Several of the grooves partly surround the cups. These carvings are probably of Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law (1).

Reference number:D6517
Historical period: Early Neolithic (4000BC to 3300BC)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1016594

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Source of Reference
Local History of Baldersdale


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