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Ramshorn Farm (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Fieldnotes

RAMSOR FARM, not Ramshorn Farm, as stated above.

As stated by Stubob, cup marked stone and channel/groove, with concentric rings.

Like a quarter of an oval stone, the 'squared off corner' having an obvious area with 2 concentric arcs, ie. a quarter of another cup and ringed structure... clearly this stone is part of something much bigger.

The curved edges seems to be deliberately manmade such that I believe it to be part of an oval cist slab, with multiple cup and ring and simple cup marked areas of rock-art.

I've had the chance to examine the stone very thoroughly, measurements taken, recorded accurately, to photograph from all angles with oblique lighting, etc
wiccaman9 Posted by wiccaman9
5th February 2016ce

Ramshorn Farm (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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5th February 2016ce

Weaver Hills (Barrow / Cairn Cemetery) — Fieldnotes

Added in 3 images of the large stone slab with numerous simple cup marks.

Resides in Potteries Museum and Art Gallery (PMAG), Hanley, Stoke on Trent

Awful lighting... 1 dim light at 90 degrees to the cup marks! - needs some decent side lighting, or the stone erected vertically, to appreciate the cup marks.

Been repeatedly used, marked upon, as feint cup depressions visible as well as the more obvious ones.
wiccaman9 Posted by wiccaman9
5th February 2016ce
Edited 6th February 2016ce

Weaver Hills (Barrow / Cairn Cemetery) — Images

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5th February 2016ce

Barbrook Stone Row (Stone Row / Alignment) — Images

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5th February 2016ce

Barbrook cairns (Barrow / Cairn Cemetery) — Images

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5th February 2016ce

Barbrook cairns (Barrow / Cairn Cemetery) — Fieldnotes

Added simply as a site to gather thoughts and images relating to the large burial cairn-field -'cemetery', largely found between barbrook I and barbrook II SC's.

Visible either side of the track between the SC's, but 1-2 'outsider' rocky bumps exist also.

Kerbed cairns in part, some more simple in design, MOST are robbed out, some quite extensively so, forming neat little 'halos' upon the grounds' surface
wiccaman9 Posted by wiccaman9
5th February 2016ce

Barbrook Stone Row (Stone Row / Alignment) — Images

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5th February 2016ce

Barbrook Stone Row (Stone Row / Alignment) — Fieldnotes

Big-Moor - a classic location NE of Baslow.

Prehistoric setting, 3 lovely stone circles, Barbrook 1,2 and 3 and a mass of burial cairns and rockart.
Rock-art largely simple cup marks.

Walking from roadside to Barbrook I, when about to turn right to view the SC, continue along the well worn track...on the left are 7 large stones set in an arc, alongside the trackway, but following the natural contour of the moor, as it starts sloping down towards the stream.

Heavy set boulders, there seems to be a second, partial row running parallel, 2-3 boulders on the opposite side of the track appear to be running parallel...?

Very intriguing, and in view of all the other prehistory within spitting distances, seems to be genuinely prehistoric.

Point to note, the line of stones does not point directly at the Barbrook I stone circle -
?possibilities are that it used to point to another feature, now lost?, or that it simply is following the contour of the slope, leading eventually to the SC?.
wiccaman9 Posted by wiccaman9
5th February 2016ce

Stonehenge (Stone Circle) — News

English Heritage to consider banning alcohol ...


English Heritage look set to ban alcohol and charge for parking at future Summer and Winter Solstice Gatherings.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-35500528

Revellers at Stonehenge could face a ban on alcohol and parking charges at this year's solstice celebrations. English Heritage, which manages the ancient site, wants to introduce "significant changes" in response to "repeated and consistent" feedback. Stonehenge manager Kate Davies, said an alcohol ban would "help everyone to have a better experience of solstice".

But senior druid, King Arthur Pendragon, said English Heritage was "looking for confrontation".
In December, large crowds gathered at the ancient monument in Wiltshire to watch the sunrise and mark the winter solstice.

And an estimated 23,000 people descended on the site to celebrate the summer solstice last June.
Despite it being illegal to damage the monument, last year the Heritage Journal wanted revellers banned from getting close to the stones in a bid to prevent the "annual vandalism".
tjj Posted by tjj
5th February 2016ce

Ashover (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Fieldnotes

It's a great shame that some of the best Rock Art in Derbyshire is sitting in such an overgrown, wet quagmire, ...as were the conditions I found the stones within, last Summer.

The stones were so algal covered and half buried in mud and vegetation, such a pity.

Scraping the algae and leaves away - the stones are of considerable size.

There is a great pity more stones were not discovered in the vicinity.

They were likely taken away and destroyed, the two stones remaining being discovered by accident
wiccaman9 Posted by wiccaman9
5th February 2016ce

Ashover (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images

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5th February 2016ce

Royal Hill Cist — Images

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4th February 2016ce

Avebury & the Marlborough Downs (Region) — Images

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4th February 2016ce

Arbor Low (Stone Circle) — Images

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3rd February 2016ce

Earthworks west of Gib Hill — Fieldnotes

New photograph, showing well defined ditches in a near circle.. there is a defined flattened area and a perceived entrance wiccaman9 Posted by wiccaman9
3rd February 2016ce

Earthworks west of Gib Hill — Images

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3rd February 2016ce

Hart Tor (Stone Row / Alignment) — Images

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2nd February 2016ce

Black Tor (Rocking Stone) — Images

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2nd February 2016ce
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