Keys to the Past

Lemmington Wood cup and ring marked stone (Edlingham)

The rock is decorated with cups and rings, probably dating to the Bronze Age. As well as these markings are some early medieval runes. Such lettering carved on natural outcrops are very rare in Anglo-Saxon England.

Reference number:N4471
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Early Bronze Age (2600BC to 1600BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; E Geary
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1970; D Smith



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Edlingham


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