Bronze Age Carved Rock (PRAWR 253)
Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire OS Map Ref SE11194641
OS Maps - Landranger 104 (Leeds & Bradford), Explorer 297 (Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley)
The carvings are faint, but the cup, ring and ladder formation can be seen on the top left
A cup, ring and ladder motif.
A plan of the carvings
The Barmishaw stone has some of Ilkley's
speciality carvings, the so called 'ladders' which consist of a pair of parallel
grooves linked by perpendicular 'rungs' - it is thought that this pattern is unique
to this stone and the Panorama Stone.
The patterns on the stone can be difficult to make out but there appear to be
6 of these ladder forms, as well as 24 cups,
9 of which have rings.
PRAWR = Prehistoric Rock Art of the West Riding (Boughey and Vickerman 2003)
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