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Full Circle: St Michael and All Angels, Addingham

From Little Meg we had a leisurely stroll down a wooded path, to a tiny church we had glimpsed from the circle on our first visit. It had turned out to be one I had stumbled across in my research … Continue reading

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Pictish symbol stone discovered at Dyce ~ Tim Clarkson

Tim Clarkson, who writes at Senchus,  tells of the discovery of a ‘new’ Pictish stone at Dyce, one of the sites we visited during Solstice of the Moon, last year’s workshop in Scotland: Pictish symbols: mirror (top), triple disc and … Continue reading

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St Gregory’s Minster ~ James Elkington

Reblogged from Mountains, Myths and Moorlands: Map Ref: SE8667594943 From Pickering in North Yorkshire, take the A170 towards Helmsley. Go through the market town of Kirkbymoorside, and after a mile or so you will see a road marked ‘Kirkdale’. Take this … Continue reading

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The Curious Folded Stones – James Elkington

Reblogged from Walking with a Smacked Pentax It seemed like I have been stuck indoors forever. I know I was out a couple of weeks ago with Mackenzie up Penyghent, but if I am inside for more than a couple … Continue reading

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Circles beyond Time – Ancient lines

Wading through the wet bracken, we knew, would be worth it, for on the other side of the green fronds there is a stone…and it is something a bit different, in  more ways than one. Several examples of Neolithic rock … Continue reading

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A side trip to Addingham – ancient symbols and modern stone

Leaving the church at Addingham, we noticed some rather more modern stonework outside an unprepossessing building that turned out to be the church hall. After seeing Saxon stonework, we might not have bothered to go and investigate, but we were … Continue reading

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Rooted in the land – Off piste

From the Haystack we walked along the edge of the moor, following the path to the Pancake Stone where Giant Rombald watches over the dale. The great slab is covered in cup and ring markings and at first glance, seems … Continue reading

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