Grey Mare Stone, Glaisdale

Grey Mare Stone is a natural boulder that has been used as a boundary marker for many centuries. Although I didn’t spot any particular resemblance in shape to a horse.
Grey Mare Stone, Glaisdale
There are a whole series of dates carved into the rock, 1745, 1774, 1735 RC / RG, 1713, 1799, 1821, 1844 and a much more recent 1979.
Grey Mare Stone, Glaisdale
There’s also an “Egton” with a backward N
Grey Mare Stone, Glaisdale

Many of the dates recorded at the same as Swarth Howe Cross which must mark periods of “beating the bounds

Another Guidestone, Glaisdale Head

Immediately adjacent to the previous post, this one is a little more eroded.
Guidestones, Glaisdale Head
A Whitby Road side again.
Guidestones, Glaisdale Head
And it looks like another Peckrin (Pickering)
Guidestones, Glaisdale Head
“TH” has also inscribed this one with what looks like a number 73
Guidestones, Glaisdale Head
Ironopolis suggests this is Thomas Harewood of Glaisdale, who inscribed many stones in the area. Some of these are dated in the 1730s, so I suspect this originally carried a date from that decade and the last number has worn away (possibly 1733 if you squint)