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28 29 The Panorama Stone was named after the area where it was found on the edge of Rombalds Moor. The first recorded recognition of the carvings on this site was in 1850. Shortly after its discovery in 1871 by a Mr. Call and a Mr. Wagstaff, the stone was sold to a local doctor for preservation. It now stands inside railings opposite St. Margarets Church in Ilkley. One of the best examples of the ladder motif, unique to this area see too the Barmishaw Stone below, it is interesting to follow the structure of the design and see how the ladders, rings and cups form the overall construction. The ladder obviously adds another ingredient to our pot. More food for thought. cups, rIngs And LAddErs Panorama and Barmishaw stones, Ilkley, W. Yorks. The Panorama Stone Ilkley, Yorkshire drawn by E. T. Cowling Barmishaw Stone, Rombalds MoorChris Mansell
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