Keys to the Past

Standing Stone (Matfen)

Ingoe standing stone.
Photograph by Harry Rowland.
Ingoe standing stone. Photograph by Harry Rowland.

This is a Bronze Age standing stone in a field to the south of Sandywayhead Farmhouse. It is over 2m high. On the eastern side are at least four cup marks carved into the stone. It is known locally as the Warrior Stone. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N10300
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1968; D Smith

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Matfen

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