Keys to the Past

Cup and ring marked stone found at Oakwood Farm (Acomb)

A large stone was found in the 1970s in a field near St John Lee. The stone might be cist cover and it also bears cup and ring markings. The stone is now in the Church of St John Lee and is one of the most southerly cup and ring marked stones found in Northumberland.

Reference number:N8606
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Acomb


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