A Carved Rock with at Least 12 Cups, 560m North of Brier Dykes, Baldersdale

County Durham

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Late Neolithic
Rock Carving

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Durham County Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Bishop Auckland

Grid Reference

SJ953953 (395286, 520197)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.5768, -2.07293

Nearest Postcode

DL12 9UU

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A prehistoric carved rock on the north side of Baldersdale. It is situated 560 metres north of Brier Dykes, on the south slope of a ridge. The rock is level with the ground and is partly covered by turf and moss; the visible part measures 0.46 metres by 0.46 metres. The carving consists of at least 12 cups, of which at least five are joined by a curving groove. The carving is partly obscured by the moss and turf. Scheduled.

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