JH027 & JH084
Bullstone is situated on Carlton Moor between Carlton and Otley Chevin.
stands 6 feet high and is located near a Roman Road, giving rise to a theory
that it was a Roman way marker.
Other suggestions for it's existence include one
from historian Philemon Slater that, according to legend "Fastening bulls to it
when they were baited by dogs, a custom still known to Carlton farmers".
could it be an old Yorkshire word "bull-steann" meaning a stone used as a
whetstone to sharpen knives?
Others say the stone is just one of an ancient
Stone on Carlton Moor, in the past flints have also been found in the
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