Keys to the Past

Cup and ring marked stones, Lordenshaws East (Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst)

Over 4500 years ago, in what archaeologists call the Neolithic period, people carved cup and ring marks on natural rocks all over this region. On moorland east of the area later used as a defended settlement, approximately forty rocks have be

Reference number:N10747
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1957; E Geary
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1971; B H Pritchard



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst
Local History of Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst


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