Keys to the Past

Tod Crag cup and ring marked stone (Elsdon)

Tod Crag is a rocky plateau and on the northern side is a series of prehistoric cup and ring marks. The cup and ring marked stone is a natural outcrop and consists of at least 23 cup marks, six of which are surrounded by concentric double rings. Two other cups are surrounded by single rings and there are also several narrow ducts. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N9408
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Archaeological survey of Hartington Moor 1996; P J Fowler and K D Strutt

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Source of Reference
Local History of Elsdon

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