Travelling History in Yorkshire

Fascinating things in Yorkshire (Part 1) Rock Art on Ilkley Moor Ilkley Moor is stuffed full of Bronze Age rock art, those enigmatic cups, rings and channels carved on the many rocks and outcrops some 4000 years ago. Nobody really knows what the meaning and significance of this art is, or whether it is art at all, but we can spend many a happy hour strolling through this amazing landscape contemplating this. But where do boundaries between art, graffiti and (to be controversial) vandalism lie? Aside from Bronze Age rock art, Ilkley Moor is also full of more contemporary etchings. The famous Cow and Calf rocks are amazing, generations of people have, and still do, carefully and very skillfull

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