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Ash Cabin Flat Stone Circle
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3 sites
Bar Dyke Dyke
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Bole Hill Hillfort Hillfort
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Broomhead Dyke Dyke
7 posts
Burnt Hill Plantation Standing Stone / Menhir
3 posts
Canklow Woods Rock shelter / Cave Cave / Rock Shelter
2 posts
Canklow Woods settlement Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
60 posts
7 sites
Carl Wark & Hathersage Moor
7 posts
Ciceley Low Ring Cairn
3 posts
Dead Man's Cave Cave / Rock Shelter
24 posts
1 site
Ecclesall Woods Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
22 posts
Ewden Beck Stone Circle
2 posts
Ewden Beck Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
12 posts
Head Stone Natural Rock Feature
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Lob Wells Shelter Cave / Rock Shelter
6 posts
Margery Hill Cairn(s)
11 posts
More Hall Cup Marked Stone
14 posts
Ox Stones Natural Rock Feature
2 posts
Pike Lowe Cairn(s)
18 posts
Scholes Coppice Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
5 posts
Stainborough Castle Hillfort
14 posts
Strawberry Lea
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Sutton Common Hillfort Hillfort
10 posts
Walder's Low Cairn(s)
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Whirlow Hall Farm Henge Henge
4 posts
Whitley Church Enclosure
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Wincobank Hillfort
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Bolster Stones Standing Stones
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Ewden Beck Hillfort
11 posts
Fingerem Stone Cairn(s) (Destroyed)
9 posts
Side Head Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork


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Details of rare bronze age coffin found in golf course pond revealed

Size of telephone box, coffin thought to be 4,000 years old and includes well-preserved axe among remains

More info :
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
10th September 2021ce


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Holistic Fraternity

Dedicated to saving a Neolithic double-ditch henge in South Yorkshire. Lots of photos & link to Stone Circle webring.
Posted by Kathy_Holliday
6th August 2000ce
Edited 24th June 2019ce

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Whirlow Hall Farm Henge — Links

Whirlow Hall Farm Henge

Probable henge.
Excavation details at -
harestonesdown Posted by harestonesdown
25th January 2022ce

Ecclesall Woods (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Links

Ecclesall Woods on BRAC Updated

Ecclesall Woods on BRAC
Posted by markj99
4th January 2021ce

Wincobank (Hillfort) — Folklore

Reporter lays the Sheffield "ghost"!
Early to-day I learnt the truth about the Wincobank ghost - there isn't one! All the "ghost's" visitations, beginning eight weeks ago with "a white form standing rigid under a gas lamp," can be accounted for. The "apparitions," like the figure under the gas-lamp, are now declared to have been really live persons ignorant of the scare they were creating.

[...] The "ghost" that disappeared from the top of a banking or ridge on Newman road was undoubtedly a man who had been collecting some white flowers from a garden and had tripped on the banking and fallen backwards. There is not the slightest doubt that a man did fall in this manner at the same place where the "ghost" was seen, and at the same time, and some time later this same man was helped home by a friend. I talked this morning with some of the searchers, who were of the opinion that mysterious "objects" which they had seen were nothing more than the result of white smoke from a smoldering garden fire shimmering against the background of the trees.

[...] But Wincobank is a place with a history, and there are some who will never allow their "ghost" to escape them. If you talk to some of the oldest residents you will hear tales of the old Roman settlement and the ghosts of Roman soldiers which march up and down, and of ghosts of more recent days which are connected with old Wincobank Hall, which is said to have been full of secret passages and panels.
From the Sheffield Independent, 11th August 1937.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
9th February 2020ce

Carl Wark & Hathersage Moor — Images (click to view fullsize)

<b>Carl Wark & Hathersage Moor</b>Posted by spencer spencer Posted by spencer
23rd September 2018ce

Ash Cabin Flat (Hillfort) — Images

<b>Ash Cabin Flat</b>Posted by juamei juamei Posted by juamei
25th March 2018ce

Sutton Common Hillfort — Images

<b>Sutton Common Hillfort</b>Posted by juamei juamei Posted by juamei
25th March 2018ce

Wincobank (Hillfort) — Images

<b>Wincobank</b>Posted by juamei juamei Posted by juamei
25th March 2018ce

Ecclesall Woods (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images

<b>Ecclesall Woods</b>Posted by spencer<b>Ecclesall Woods</b>Posted by spencer<b>Ecclesall Woods</b>Posted by spencer spencer Posted by spencer
16th February 2017ce
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