Author Archives: Rockarty

The Last Post…with a brief reference to albino crocodiles

The last 12 months have whizzed past, and it’s time to say farewell to RAMP. I’ve had a great time meeting everyone in Rothbury and Wooler, and getting to grips (sort of!) with the wonders of mobile technology. I depart … Continue reading

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Britain’s smallest rock art?

Just spotted an interesting rock art-icle in the Megalithic Portal News Bulletin (see Fenstanton Cursus): a very tiny (Britain’s smallest?) example of rock art has been found on a small slab at the bottom of a quarry in Cambridgeshire, reported in … Continue reading

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Horseshoes and hillforts at Lordenshaws

On Monday the RAMP Team spent the morning at one of our target sites, Lordenshaws, near Rothbury. Lordenshaws has over a hundred carved stones, but also has many other archaeological features, including a variety of cairns, ancient field systems, an Iron Age … Continue reading

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Stones from the Sky in Penrith

Last week, Debbie and I attended a reception for the re-opening of the Penrith and Eden Museum following a £75,000 refurbishment (see press release for more info). It was great to see that rock art had been given centre stage … Continue reading

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