Category Archive: Neolithic

Oct 24

Near Moor, North Yorkshire

Rock Art on Near Moor Site Notes For all my Grid Reference i give are from Ordnance Survey outdoor leisure 26 map ”North York Moors” western area. At SE48090 98917 this Neolithic Pointer lay’s close to a Bronze Age Field System. I have explored this area several times and find that much more time is …

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Oct 01

Yorkshire’s “Sacred Vale” – The Dawn of Brigantia

The “Sacred” Vale of Mowbray – Brigantia’s Neolithic Capital? More than 2,000 years before the discovery and widespread use of Iron an unprecedented bout of monument building in the centre of Brigantia created the Britain’s largest religious monument complex, a place that has been suggested as being Britain’s religious capital during the Neolithic Period. Whatever …

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Oct 01

Hutton Moor Henge, North Yorkshire

  Hutton Moor Henge, North Yorkshire. Hutton Moor Henge, Photo by Ray Selkirk Image Gallery Upload your photo’s for the site here  

Sep 27

Thornborough Henges, North Yorkshire

Thornborough Ancient Monument Complex – North Yorkshire Page Under Development – come back for more info! A site that spans several thousands of years from the Stone Age to at least the Iron Age, the ancient people of the area built one of Britain’s largest ancient sites in Yorkshire, in what was to become the …

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Sep 27

Scorton Cursus, North Yorkshire

Scorton Cursus, North Yorkshire Scorton Cursus marked in blue on the 1850’2 OS 1st Edition map. The cursus was originally about 2.1km long and aligned SE-NW. Clustered round the monument were a number of ring ditches, one that was excavated had a single burial with a beaker. This would date the site as being in …

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Sep 27

Kirklington Tumulus, North Yorkshire

Kirklington Tumulus “Prehistoric vessels dug out of the mound at Stapely Hill, Kirklington, in 1903. Fragments of several pottery urns of the Bronze Age, C. 1,000 B.C., one containing cremated human bones” Description and photo’s from Kirklington Church. “SE 326828 S. White reports that a polished flint axe was found by Mrs J. Fothergill in …

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Sep 27

Catterick Henge, North Yorkshire

Catterick Henge – North Yorkshire Air photo showing location of the possible henge Analysis of air photograghy has revealed the almost complete plan of a feature. Thought to be a henge of similar nature to those elsewhere in the Swale-Ure valley. The bank of the earthwork was composed of river cobble and gravel dump construction. …

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