The Giant’s Grave – East Barnby

The hamlet of East Barnby is located four miles to the west of Whitby. A solitary standing stone known as Wade’s Stone stands in a field to the north of the hamlet. Wade was a legendary giant who lived on the North York Moors, along with his wife Bell – who was also known as […]

Buckingham’s Stone – Bilsdale

Buckingham’s Stone is located in Tarn Hole – a large valley on the edge of East Bilsdale Moor, two miles to the south-east of Chop Gate on the North Yorks Moors. (See end note regarding access.)  The stone is said to be named after George Villiers, the second Duke of Buckingham, who died at Kirbymoorside […]