Cup and Ring Marks (Thropton)
A series of rocks with cup and ring marks carved onto them can be seen on a low hill or ridge running west from Thropton. At least eight carved rocks have been recorded. The purpose of such carvings is unknown, though they may have been carved for religious reasons. The rocks are Scheduled Monuments protected by law.
|Historical period:||Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Thropton
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