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    Drumtroddan Cup and Ring Markings

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    peerjay

    Join date : 2012-07-19
    Location : North Yorkshire

    Drumtroddan Cup and Ring Markings

    Post  peerjay on Thu Jul 19, 2012 2:24 pm

    Located in Galloway NX363447, a couple of miles from Port William on the Isle of Whithorn. The area is full of sites with these features, as well as numerous standing stones. The marks at Drumtroddan have an interpretation board and are easily accessible on foot.







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    lowergate

    Join date : 2010-11-01
    Age : 68
    Location : CLITHEROE

    Re: Drumtroddan Cup and Ring Markings

    Post  lowergate on Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:50 pm


    "IRISH FOLKWAYS" E ESTYN EVANS - A must read with a superb section on old pishrogues - explains the meaning and purpose of Cup & Ring stones.

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