Standing stone with cup markings, 50m south of Standing Stone Farm - List Entry

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  • Description

    "....The monument includes a standing stone of Bronze Age date situated on a high plateau. The standing stone is 2.15m high by 1m broad and is 0.6m thick and has been formed from a massive freestone block. The upper parts of the stone are deeply grooved and weathered and this has removed much of the original surface of the stone. The lower section of the stone is, however, intact and on three of the four sides it displays cup marks, a form of prehistoric decoration where circular hollows are pecked out of the surface of the stone. A total of 18 cup marks are thought to be visible on the east face, four on the north face and eight on the west face..."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 3 months ago
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