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Dated stones on buildings in Craven - sorted by type 

Dated stones on buildings Craven Sources with pictures

Walton, J.Dalesman 1979, Hutton, B., Martin, J.NYCVBSG 1986, 532 examples: Sanderson, G.Percy Lund et al, London, 1911

(408 publically accessible)

Dates with i and ii refer to further copies (usually!). Dates with a and b refer to other stones (usually!).


To view a list of the datestones, along with links to their images, clikc on the type of datestone in the links below:

Box | Plaque | Single Pendant | Double Pendant | Triple Pendant | Lintel | Ornate & Unique | Inaccessible, not visible or not found

Sources of information

  • Horton-in-Ribblesdale -  the story of an upland parish.1984. The Horton History Group, publ. NCHT.

  • Doorways in the Dales. 1986.  Barbara Hutton and Joyce Martin, publ. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group.

  • The dated buildings of Bentham. 2000. Emmeline Garnett and Margaret Green-Hughes, publ. NCHT.

  • Take a closer look at Settle. 2000. Phil and Rita Hudson, publ.Hudson History of Settle.

  • Stainforth – stepping stones through history. 2001. Stainforth History Group.

  • Austwick – a historical walk around the village. 2011. Sylvia Harrop, publ. NCHT.


The dated buildings of South Lonsdale. 2007. Emmeline Garnett, pub. Centre for North-West Regional Studies.

Architectural features  of the Settle District. 1911. Gordon Sanderson, pub. Percy Lund, Humphries and Co.,  London.

Homesteads of the Yorkshire Dales. 1979. J. Walton, pub. Dalesman.

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