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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 512
 Date Entered 04/05/2012
 Updated on 07/05/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Standing Stones / Circles
 Record Type Northern Britain
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 29/04/2012
 Location Moor Divock
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid 
 Geology Drift over Carboniferous Limestone.
 Record Name SWAAG in Eden Part Four. The Cop Stone Alignment. Cairn Circle, Standing Stone and associated Ring Cairn.
 Record Description Prominent standing stone known as the Cop Stone located on the perimeter of a very slight stone ring bank 19m diameter interpreted as an enclosed cremation cemetary or ring cairn. The Cairn Circle shown in the foreground on Photo 1 is recorded seperately as SWAAG Record No 513. See M. Waistell Taylor, 'Prehistoric Remains on Moordivock near Ullswater.' Transactions of The Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, 1885. for detailed description of the Cop Stone, Ring Bank, Cairn Circle, The Stone Alignments and other monuments on Moor Divock above Ullswater. NOTE! Please enlarge Photograph 1 to view the Alignment.
 Dimensions Cop Stone 5ft high and 14ft girth.
 Additional Notes The Cop Stone forms one element in an alignment centred on the small excavated Cairn Circle shown in the foreground of Photo 1 which will be described seperately (SWAAG Record No 513 ).
 Image 1 ID 2784         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The Cop Stone Alignment seen from the Cairn Circle. (Please enlarge to see the alignment)
 Image 2 ID 2785         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The Cop Stone and slight stone ring bank denoted by a change of vegetation.
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