Cup and ring marked stone, Beanley (Hedgeley)
A cup and ring marked stone was found near Wood House, Hedgeley. Over 4500 years ago, in what archaeologists call the Neolithic period, people carved cup and ring marks on natural rocks all over this region. Archaeologists think they may be connected to the religion of the people who carved them, or to land boundaries. The stone can be seen at Alnwick Castle Museum.
|Historical period:||Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Hedgeley
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