Keys to the Past

The Grayson Stone cup-and-ring-marked outcrop, Stobgreen Plantation, Egglestone (Eggleston)

This is one of four carved rocks known in Stobgreen Plantation. The carving consists of three cup-marks with rings, and at least nine other cup-marks. These carvings occur on the top and the sloping north face of the rock. The visible portion of the rock is about two metres long and one metre wide, and stands about 0.5 metres high (1) (2) (3).

Reference number:D6607
Historical period: Early Neolithic (4000BC to 3300BC)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1021115

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Eggleston


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