Books and Museums



A number of museums around the region have cup-ring marked rocks in their collections and some have made an attempt to present the rock carvings in an interesting and informative way (Ilkley and Margrove Park), while at other places the stones are hidden away in storage and those that are on display are often tucked away in a corner or under a cabinet.

Heres what i've found so far.......

SALTBURN -Margrove Park (South Cleveland Heritage Centre). - Have on display a large cup marked boulder from the Hillfort at Eston Nab and a cup and ring marked rock from Guisborough Woods.
SCARBOROUGH - Rotunda Museum .......On display - a large cup and ring marked slab from Cloughton moor. Other carved rocks in storage.
WHITBY - Whitby Museum ....... On display - Cup and ring marked boulder from Aislaby, plus one cup marked stone and one cup and ring marked stone from Kirk Moor.
ILKLEY - Manor House Museum ........ Display about rock carvings and museum soon to house the Panorama stone.
MIDDLESBOROUGH - The Dorman Museum ..........No display at present (?) Many carved rocks in storage.
YORK - Yorkshire Museum.................. one cup and ring marked stone in Gardens, but upside down!
HUTTON LE HOLE - Folk Museum................Cup marked stones from Lingmoor farm barrows?

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