Keys to the Past

Cup marked stone (Hartleyburn)

A group of small cup marks have been found carved into the surface of a rocky outcrop. The cup marked stone has at least eight cups, all about 5cm across and 2cm deep. Although there are no rings around them, they are not thought to be natural weathering.

Reference number:N6104
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hartleyburn


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