Bronze Age Carved Rocks
North of Otley, North Yorkshire OS Map Ref SE18434965
OS Maps - Landranger 104 (Leeds & Bradford), Explorer 297 (Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley)
The 'Greystone Rock', stone 541 in 'Prehistoric Rock Art of the West Riding' by Boughey and Vickerman (2003), grid reference given at the top of the page. This is a fairly large earthfast boulder located to the north of a small plantation with about 20 cups on its top and down the eastern face. One of the cups has a pair of rings, another has either two or three rings while a third cup has a single ring (see inset). There are also several grooves, some of which link or incorporate individual cups.
Stone 543 in 'Prehistoric Rock Art of the West Riding' by Boughey and Vickerman (2003) at OS grid ref SE18524940. This small low stone partly covered in turf is located to the southeast of the same plantation as stone 541. A pair of cups are each surrounded by single well defined rings, the rings are also linked by a short groove giving a style of motif nicknamed 'spectacles'
Back to Map | Home | Full Glossary | Links | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org