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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***** 614
 Date Entered 29/09/2012
 Updated on 29/09/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Rock Art
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location Musgrove or Cleaburn Pasture below Cock How.
 Civil Parish Marske
 Brit. National Grid NZ 085 002
 Altitude 300m
 Geology Faulted and mineralised Richmond Cherts and Ten Fathom Grits
 Record Name Three cup and ring marked rocks below Cock How.
 Record Description Two of these rocks were recognised when this area was rough moorland during the late 1970's and mentioned in the excellent Shire Archaeology Series 'Rock Carvings of Northern Britain' Stan Beckensall,1986. The photographs below, which include a third rock (No3) revealed following first ploughing of and seeding of the pasture, were taken during fieldwork by Stan Beckensall and Tim Laurie towards the publication of 'The Prehistoric Rock Art of Co Durham,Swaledale and Wensleydale.' County Durham Books, 1998.
 Dimensions See photos
 Additional Notes See Photo captions.
 Image 1 ID 3420         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description This rock covered entirely with multi cup marks some of which are enclosed by a pecked groove is one of the most remarkable examples of cup marked rocks in this area.
 Image 2 ID 3421         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description This earthfast slab of very rough sandstone (a poor rock surface but selected nevertheless) has many cups and cups with single rings.
 Image 3 ID 3422         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description This rock, which was revealed by ploughing to improve the rough pasture, has cups and two cups with single rings.
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