Prehistoric Rock Art in the North York Moors

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A fully revised and updated edition, featuring all the latest rock art discoveries. A work of important archaeological research, presented in an accessible style. Fully illustrated throughout with striking photographs and drawings of the mysterious rock carvings. This book is the culmination of over fifteen years of research and fieldwork by two dedicated rock art researchers, and presents the most up-to-date and comprehensive account of the little known prehistoric rock carvings in the North York Moors. It covers the last major area of rock art in northern England and provides a full account of the geographical and landscape setting of all sites. The main focus of rock art in the North York Moors is Fylingdales Moor near Ravenscar, which includes the publicly acclaimed linear marked stone. Details of all known rock art sites in the region are included with particular reference to the diversity and variety of motifs, together with information on the associated archaeology of the surrounding landscape.


Graeme Chappell is an independent rock art researcher who has been engaged in the study and recording of sites within the North York Moors region over many years, to which he has added numerous new discoveries. Paul M. Brown is an independent rock art researcher who has investigated many areas of the UK including Cumbria, Durham, Northumberland and Scotland, as well as North Yorkshire.