Wark - Keys to the Past

  • Description

    "Wark is a large parish mostly on the west bank of the River North Tyne. There is a mixture of upland rough grazing, forestry plantations and border mosses and lowland pastures and farmland. Mysterious cup-marked stones carved by Neolithic people are the oldest manmade features in the parish. They have been found in a variety of locations in the parish and a series are situated on Ravensheugh Crags. A Bronze Age four poster stone circle, called The Goatstones, stands on the same crags and it may be that the Neolithic rock art had a long-lived significance. More Bronze Age objects have been found in burial mounds..."
  • Owner

    Keys to the Past (Durham & Northumbria County Councils)
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.keystothepast.info/article/10339/Site-Detailsx?PRN=N13762
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 3 months ago
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