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    Not Now So Secret Cup And Ring Rock Garden !!!

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    Sunbright57

    Join date : 2011-02-10
    Age : 59
    Location : Nelson - the one in Lancashire sorry to say!

    Not Now So Secret Cup And Ring Rock Garden !!!

    Post  Sunbright57 on Wed Jul 06, 2011 10:13 am

    Os grid reference NY.402 155. The following site is the garden of a private farmhouse at Crookabeck Farm, Rooking, Patterdale, Cumbria. [Please remember this is the garden of a private premises and please respect that]. A local farmer has made himself a very interesting prehistoric rock garden. Over the years he has laboured to make this nice garden that has standing stones (possibly old gate posts) some of which are up to 2 metres high - and arranged to look as if they are true prehistoric standing stones. But, the best part of the story is that whilst clearing the garden he came upon a section of rock outcrop that had cup-marks upon it. His neighbours further down the hill also found a rock outcrop in their garden again bearing small and large cup-marks and what are perhaps shallow grooves. Later, two more sites were found further down the valley again with rock-art carvings. The Patterdale area was long thought to be lacking in prehistoric rock-art, but now all that has changed. The farmer now has a particularly interesting garden on his hands. The owner is, however, preserving these ancient stones for posterity.


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    Paulus

    Join date : 2009-08-20
    Location : Yorkshire

    Re: Not Now So Secret Cup And Ring Rock Garden !!!

    Post  Paulus on Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:38 pm

    Any chance of any images? Drawings or photos would be nice! Wink
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    Sunbright57

    Join date : 2011-02-10
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    Secret Cup And Ring Rock Garden !!!

    Post  Sunbright57 on Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:43 pm

    No, sorry Paul I don't have any images of this site. I have, however, now added a grid reference and name for this site. Rolling Eyes


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    QDanT

    Join date : 2011-05-29
    Location : Earby used to be in Yorkshire

    Teddy's got one

    Post  QDanT on Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:52 pm



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    deadagaindave

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    Re: Not Now So Secret Cup And Ring Rock Garden !!!

    Post  deadagaindave on Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:55 pm

    lol! lol! lol!
    Out of this world.

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