Roughting Linn cup and ring marked rocks (Doddington)
A large rock near Roughting Linn camp has about 60 cup and ring markings carved on it. Although part of it has been quarried away, there is great variety of carving which makes it one of the best known rocks in the north of England. The motifs include random cups, cup clusters, designs based on cups and grooves, and some unusual designs, such as delicate stems and flower-like shapes. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Doddington
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