Keys to the Past

Cup and ring marked rocks, Wandylaw Moor (Ellingham)

A rock on Wandylaw Moor is decorated with carvings. They are cup and ring motifs and have been known since at least the 19th century. In the late 20th century it has been suggested that the rock may not be in its original position and may have been moved during improvements to the moor. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N4904
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Wandylaw Moor Archaeological Survey 1988; Archaeological Unit for North East England

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ellingham


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