Lancashire Past

Lancashire History Website and Blog


Neolithic (New Stone Age)

Robin Hood Stone A huge prehistoric monolith stands in a Liverpool housing estate

The Calderstones Rare survivors from a Prehistoric burial chamber


Iron Age Hillforts

Castercliff, Nelson An intriguing site that hints at attack and abandonment

Castlesteads, Bury A promontory fort, protected by a river and steep sides


Iron Age Hillforts later reused as Norman Castles

Rochdale Castle

Castle Stedes, Hornby


Bog Burials

The Pilling Bog Body A Prehistoric burial that was believed to have been a murder victim from Georgian times

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