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Cheshire

Sites in this group:

17 posts
4 sites
Alderley Edge Ancient Mine / Quarry
5 posts
Allgreave Standing Stone / Menhir
4 posts
Bate Mill Tumuli Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
7 posts
Bearhurst Farm Round Barrow(s)
23 posts
Beeston Crag Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
1 post
Birtles Hall Round Barrow(s)
3 posts
Black Rock Farm Round Barrow(s)
21 posts
Bosley Minn Standing Stones
87 posts
The Bridestones Burial Chamber
4 posts
Broad Oak Farm Round Barrow(s)
38 posts
The Bullstones Stone Circle
13 posts
Capesthorne Park Round Barrow(s)
11 posts
Charles Head Round Barrow(s)
6 posts
Church Lawton Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
10 posts
The Cloud Sacred Hill
6 posts
Dropping Stone Cave Cave / Rock Shelter
23 posts
Eddisbury Hillfort
11 posts
Further Harrop Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
2 posts
Gallowsclough Cob Round Barrow(s)
7 posts
Gawsworth Henge Henge (Destroyed)
12 posts
Helsby Hill Promontory Fort
4 posts
Henbury Stone Circle
5 posts
Higher Ridgegate Standing Stone / Menhir
Highfield Lane, Winwick Round Barrow(s)
5 posts
High Billinge Round Barrow(s)
1 post
Jodrell Bank Farm Round Barrow(s)
3 posts
Kelsborrow Castle Hillfort
11 posts
Longgutter Round Barrow(s)
4 posts
Mad Allen's Hole Cave / Rock Shelter
17 posts
Maiden Castle (Bickerton) Hillfort
23 posts
Murder Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
9 posts
Nab Head Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
10 posts
Peckforton Mere Promontory Fort
23 posts
Reed Hill Round Barrow(s)
11 posts
Robin Hood's Tump Round Barrow(s)
5 posts
Seven Lows Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
17 posts
Somerford Bridge Long Barrow
8 posts
Sutton Hall Cairn(s)
9 posts
Toot Hill Round Barrow(s)
5 posts
Woodhouse End Round Barrow(s)
7 posts
Woodhouse Hill Hillfort
5 posts
Yearns Low Round Barrow(s)
Sites of disputed antiquity:
9 posts
Ginclough Standing Stone / Menhir
5 posts
Marton Church Artificial Mound
9 posts
Old Man O'Mow Cairn(s)

News

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Lindow Man: Gruesome discovery who became 'international celebrity'


Thirty years ago, a peat cutter working in the Cheshire countryside spotted what he thought was a piece of wood trundling along a conveyor belt.

Tasked with the job of keeping the belt free of debris, he threw it away, but as it hit the ground, the dirt fell from it and the remains of a human leg lay in the summer sun... continues...
ryaner Posted by ryaner
3rd August 2014ce

Bronze age life by airport runway


From BBC News:

Archaeologists have published findings of an important Bronze Age settlement at Manchester Airport... continues...
baza Posted by baza
25th April 2007ce
Edited 25th April 2007ce

Lindow Man to visit Manchester Museum


The Iron Age man (usually found at the British Museum) should be around "between April next year and March 2009 and the museum wants to hear the views of local people on how the remains should be displayed... continues...
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
29th January 2007ce
Edited 29th January 2007ce

Ancient henge discovered near city


By David Holmes, Chester Chronicle

Wiltshire may have Stonehenge but now Cheshire has a wooden henge after archaeologists made the discovery near Chester... continues...
stubob Posted by stubob
4th January 2005ce
Edited 28th July 2006ce

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E-mapping Victorian Cheshire


Map fans searching for monuments are sure to like this recently completed site - it's been produced so you can look at tithe maps particularly, but you can also look at 1870ish / 1910ish maps side by side with the modern OS map. You can zoom in and pan about to your heart's content.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
7th May 2008ce

Poynton Little Folk - Olde Cheshire Dialect


This page could be useful for figuring out local placenames.
Another part of Helena Kennedy's website promotes local studies in schools (including using real historical Cheshire placenames to devise new folklore) - and to keep the old dialect alive. She also has links to her paintings of various prehistoric sites.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
25th October 2007ce
Edited 25th October 2007ce

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