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Drawings Stone circle on Cloughton Moor, North Yorkshire

Object number

LDSAL2020.38.188

Artist/Designer/Maker

Tissiman, John - Attributed To

Production date

1852

Material

Paper
Pencil

Technique

Drawing

Dimensions

Height: 334mm
Width: 263mm

Inscriptions

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Circle of Stones upon Cloughton Moor
near which the carved stones were found.

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Diam. 52 feet.

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RAVEN HILL - VAULT STONE

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Stone with pecked holes found within the circle.

References

Reference (free text)

John Tissiman, 'Celtic Remains from a Tumulus near Scarborough', Archaeologia 34 (1852): 446-9. Illustrations (Engravings), pp. 447 and 448.

Reference (free text)

Memoirs Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of the County and City of York, Communicated to the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Held at York, July, 1846 (London: Archaeological Institute, 1848), pp. 12-13. 'Ground-plan, exhibiting the position of the stones which compose a 'Druidical' circle, on Cloughton Moor, north-west of Scarborough...Designed, in May, 1846, by Mr. Edward H. Hebden, and communicated to the Institute by Dr. Travis, of Scarborough.' This reference refers to the plan of the stone circle at MS 700/III/3 61.