Keys to the Past

Cup and Ring Mark (Kirknewton)

A stone with a cup and ring mark was found in a field north of Yeavering Bell, but was moved to the grounds of Ewart Park. These carvings probably date to the late Neolithic or early Bronze Age. Their purpose is not known, but they may have a religious meaning.

Reference number:N2057
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Kirknewton


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