Lordenshaws West (Whitton and Tosson)
This is a large rock covered with cup and ring marks. These carvings include single cups, some surrounded by single, double or tripe rings. Other are placed within horseshoe shaped grooves. It contains more elaborate patterns and types of cup markings than any other such carved stone in Coquetdale, This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; E Geary|
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1971; B H Pritchard
Source of Reference
Local History of Whitton and Tosson
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