Keys to the Past

Bulman's Rigg cup and ring marked stone and cairns (Allendale)

A cairn was discovered on Bulman's Rigg in the 1980s. It is a mound of stones about 2m across with a cup marked stone on the top. There are two cup marks, measuring 8cm and 6cm across by 4cm and 3cm deep respectively. Another, similar, cairn stands a few metres to the north-west.

Reference number:N7432
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION (MONITORING), Tynedale Rock Art Project 2017; Tynedale Archaeology Group



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Allendale


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