Keys to the Past

Horseshoe Rock (Whitton and Tosson)

This rock has over 15 cup marks carved onto it. Many of these cups are enclosed in carved grooves forming a roughly horseshoe pattern, which has given its name to the rock. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N10739
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Whitton and Tosson

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