Baildon Moor 4
Bronze Age Rock Carving (PRAWR 146)
Baildon Moor, West Yorkshire  OS Map Ref SE13673976
OS Maps - Landranger 104 (Leeds & Bradford), Explorer 297 (Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley)


Baildon Moor Carving 4 (PRAWR 146)

This triangular stone is the most highly decorated rock on Baildon Moor. It is covered with a complex series of around 50 cups along with rings and grooves in a baffling arrangement that defies easy description. Another striking thing about the stone is the view - down past Shipley Glen and over to Bingley and Saltaire.
To find this stone take the track that leads south from Dobrudden Farm towards a wall in the distance. When you reach it walk down its right hand side and past an entrance. From here head out diagonally, the stone is fairly visible, but when I was there about a quarter of it was covered with invading undergrowth.

PRAWR = Prehistoric Rock Art of the West Riding (Boughey and Vickerman 2003) Glossary Items: Bronze Age,
Rock Art/Carved Rocks


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