Keys to the Past

Cup marked stone (Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst)

In the early 20th century a cup marked stone is reported to have been found near Pauperhaugh, close to the mouth of the Black Burn. Later visits to the area have not located the carving and there is no local knowledge about it.

Reference number:N2904
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst
Local History of Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst

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