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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 highest parts …

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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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