Websites to locate rock art in your area (let us know if there are others to add):




National Heritage List - English Heritage maintained list of heritage sites.


HER - Online link to the Historic Environment Record.


ERA: England's Rock Art - contains information and images for over 1500 rock art panels across Northumberland and County Durham in the North East of England.


Northumberland Rock Art - Access to the Beckensall Archive - A list of rock carvings made by Neolithic and Early Bronze Age people in Northumberland in the North East of England and the work of Dr Stan Beckensall (2003 - not updated).




Historic Scotland - The heritage database of Historic Scotland.


Canmore - Online database of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.




Archwilio - online HER for the four Welsh Archaeological Trust


Coflein - online database of the Royal Commission of Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales.


Northern Ireland


Monuments and Buildings Record – Held by Northern Ireland Environment Agency


Northern Ireland Sites and Monuments Record

Online Map Viewer

Also found HereHere and Here


Republic of Ireland


Archaeology Survey Database


General Links to useful Rock Art websites:


BBC article on rock art and climate change


Berwick Advertiser article on rock art and climate change


Care and Management of Ancient Stone Monuments during Environmental Change - An article looking at the effects of environmental change on stone monuments by Dr Myra Giesen, Dr Aron Mazel, Professor David Graham and Dr Patricia Warke who are all also working on the CARE project.


Decay of Ancient Stone Monuments Research Cluster - Research cluster on decay factors in Ancient Stone Monuments.


Heritage Science website - The Science and Heritage Programme has been established to transform the ways in which changes to our cultural heritage and its conservation are understood.  One of the aims of the programme will be to develop the research community by building capacity and supporting new researchers. 


Heritage and Science: Working Together in the CARE of Rock Art - article on the project.


Rock Art Mobile ProjectRAMP was a 12-month research project which aimed to enhance public engagement with Neolithic and Early Bronze Age carvings in Northumberland. 


Rock Art of the UK and Ireland Facebook page - please visit and like. You can upload pictures of your favourite British Isles rock art.


Scared Sites Podcast - Dr Aron Mazel and Archaeologist Marc Johnstone visit rock art at Ketley Crag.