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The Old Wife's Neck

Standing Stones


"This is the system the system of earthworks on Fylingdales Moor at NZ905022 consisting of triple trenches in which stands one or two stones, the most prominent of which bears the name Old Wifes Neck. According to Elgee, an entry in the Gentlemans Magazine for 1857 speaks of hundreds of flint arrow heads having been found below these fortifications in Biller Howe Dale. If this is correct, then this is the only place where any sign of war during the Bronze Age or even earlier."

The North York Moors, An Introduction
Stanhope White
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
25th April 2002ce

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