Four Areas of Carving on a Rock Outcrop 200m South West of the Rigg

County Durham

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Bronze Age
Cup Marked Stone

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Durham County Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Bishop Auckland

Grid Reference

SE007007 (400712, 516481)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.5435, -1.98899

Nearest Postcode

DL12 9DH

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Four separate areas of prehistoric rock carving on a rock outcrop. The carved areas range in size from 1.9 metres to 7 metres long and 1.8 to 3 metres in width. The visible height of the outcrop is 1metre though the north edge is grass covered and it is possible more carvings exist below the turf. The carvings are mostly complex, all feature cups and grooves and one features a cup and ring. Scheduled.

English Heritage

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