The Hood Hill Altar Stone – Sutton Bank

  The ‘Altar’ was a large block of stone located on top of Hood Hill near Sutton Bank, 5 miles to the east of Thirsk.   Hood Hill is a prominent outlying hill separated off from the main Hambleton Hills escarpment. Up until the 1950’s a large block of stone (known locally as The Altar) […]

T’ Hob o’ Tarn Hole – Bilsdale

 Tarn Hole is a large wooded valley on the edge of East Bilsdale Moor, two miles to the south-east of Chop Gate on the North York Moors.   (As pointed out in the Buckingham Stone post last year, Tarn Hole is privately owned land, and not part of the open access area just to the […]