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1955


Newcastle


Throckley, Bank Top, cup and ring marked stone


Throckley


NZ16NW


Religious Ritual and Funerary



Cup and Ring Marked Stone


Prehistoric



Find


A cup-and-ring marked sandstone block was recovered from Throckley Bank Top circa 1985 during ploughing. The stone was found about 20 yards north of where it is now lying (its now in woodland). It measures 1 metres x 0.5 metres and the cup and ring is approximately 0.20 metres. Probably weighs around 150kg.


1482


6667


NZ14826667



<< HER 1955 >> S. Beckensall, Irene Hewitt & I. Hewitt, 1991, Prehistoric Rock Motifs Recently Recorded in Northumberland, Archaeologia Aeliana, Fifth Series, Vol XIX, p 1-5 Tyne and Wear Museums, 2001, Throckley Middle School, Hexham Road, Throckley, Archaeological Assessment, p 8 Northern Counties Archaeological Services, 2001, Throckley Middle School, Hexham Road, Throckley, Archaeological Assessment, p 6; England's Rock Art (http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/era) ERA-1365; Beckensall ID 807

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