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Prehistoric Rock Art in Lemmington Wood


Deep in Lemmington Woods is a rock with 'cup and rings' carvings, thought to date from the early Bronze Age. The rock is very unusual as it also has later Anglo-Saxon runic inscriptions. The rock is a scheduled monument, protected by law.

Lemmington Historic Buildings and Monuments in Edlingham Civil Parish Bronze Age Scheduled Monument
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Moss-covered cup and ring marked rock, Lemmington Wood

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Prehistoric rock art and Runic inscription in Lemmington Wood
- "A rock art panel bearing two motifs of Neolithic/early Bronze Age date and an early medieval Runic inscription....Description: the panel (ERA 579) is located on one of the ...

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Simon Cotterill
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Lemmington Wood cup and ring marked stone
- "The rock is decorated with cups and rings, probably dating to the Bronze Age. As well as these markings are some early medieval runes. Such lettering carved on natural outcrops ...

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Simon Cotterill

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List number: 1418674
Keys to the Past HER: N4471
County: Northumberland
Grid ref: NU1293110779

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