Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Tag: Pre-history

  • Odin’s necklace

    Odin’s necklace

    Deep shadows from the winter sunshine emphasise the contour features on the northern face of Roseberry. There are three lines of pits. One follows the 200m contour above Cockle Scar, I’ve posted about these before. Their origins remain unclear, from a supposed British settlement by Victorian antiquarians to military, defensive or ritual. Next up, at […]

  • Codhill Farm and Bold Venture

    Codhill Farm and Bold Venture

    It’s not the most obvious place to site a farm, on the col between Highcliff Nab and Great Ayton Moor. A col unsheltered from both northerly and southerly winds. The col was formed as a spillway to the south from lakes formed between the north-facing escarpment of the Cleveland Hills and the glacier flowing along […]