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High Badger Gate

Ancient Trackway

<b>High Badger Gate</b>Posted by Kozmik_KenImage © Andy H
Nearest Town:Ilkley (6km SSW)
OS Ref (GB):   SE150524 / Sheet: 104
Latitude:53° 58' 1.8" N
Longitude:   1° 46' 16.76" W

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The high path running along the ridge from Round Hill to Ellacar Pike is an ancient trade route above Middleton and Denton Moors. This is supported by a number of boundary stones bearing 18th C 'D' and 'M' inscriptions when it was still regarded as a significant landmark. One fallen boundary stone is a reused cup marked rock and there are still a number of old milestones around these paths. Both Middleton and Denton Moors contain a number of cup and ring marked stones.

A number of paths meet at High Badger Gate, which is possibly the site of an old market.
Kozmik_Ken Posted by Kozmik_Ken
23rd April 2004ce
Edited 23rd April 2004ce