Keys to the Past

Cup and ring marked rocks, Hunterheugh Crags (Hedgeley)

Cups and ring marked stones on Hunterheugh Crags were probably carved by people over 4500 years ago, in what archaeologists call the Neolithic period. Archaeologists think these mysterious carvings may be related to the carvers' religion, or to land boundaries. The rocks are near other carved rock outcrops.

Reference number:N4402
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hedgeley


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