Resources

 

We've put together some fun resources for you to explore below, including downloadable wallpapers, colouring sheets and activity packs. What will you discover?

All of our downloads are free for personal use. You must not distribute them or use them for any commercial purpose.

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Fragment of animal jaw found in Royston Cave.

 

Bookmarks

 

Who doesn't love curling up with a good book? Preferably in front of a warm fire with a cup of tea. Well now you can have your very own Royston Cave bookmark.

Wallpapers

Our Image Service provides licensed access to stunning, high-quality imagery of Royston Cave and its carvings for commercial and non-commercial use, subject to our licensing agreement.

Western Panel

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St. Catherine

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Crucifixion

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Pagan Symbols

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Image Request Form

 

Please complete our Image Request Form and email it to info@roystoncave.co.uk.

Request Forms should be as detailed and complete as possible, otherwise we may not be able to process your request.

Activity Sheets

We allow visitors to take their own photographs of Royston Cave for free while on-site, for personal and educational use.

Wordsearches

Quizzes

Colouring Sheets

 
 

Our Archive

 

Our Archive is a unique record of Royston Cave's past and present. It preserves and explores the story of Royston Cave; its discovery, its carvings, its theories and its progression as a heritage attraction. Our Archive is a resource for researchers, academics and members of the public.

Education Packs

 

We have provided a selection of publications about Royston Cave which we recommend as further reading, listed here in chronological order. Other publications are available.

North, G. (1742). Letter on a Vault Discovered at Royston, Herts. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of London. Minute Book IV.

 

Stukeley, W. (1743). Palaeographia Britannica: or, Discourses on Antiquities in Britain. Number I. Origines Roystonianæ, or, an account of the Oratory of Lady Roisia, Foundress of Royston, discovered at Royston, in August 1742. London: R. Manby.

Parkin, C. (1744). An Answer To, Or Remarks Upon Dr. Stukeley’s, Origines Roystonianæ; Wherein, The Antiquity and Imagery of the Oratory, lately discovered at Royston in Hertfordshire, Are Truly Stated, and Accounted For. London: J. Hoyles

Stukeley, W. (1746). Palaeographia Britannica: or, Discourses on Antiquities in Britain. Number II. Origines Roystonianæ, Part II. or a defence of Lady Roisia de Vere, Foundress of Royston, against the calumny of Mr. Parkin rector of Oxburgh. wherein his pretended answer is fully refuted : the former opinion further confirmed and illustrated. To which occasionally are added, many curious matters in antiquity : and fix copper-plates. Stamford: F. Howgrave.

Beldam, J. (1858). The Origin and Use of The Royston Cave. Royston: Warren Bros.

Kingston, A. (1906). A History of Royston. Royston: Warren Bros.

Beamon, S.P. and Donel, L.G. (1978). An Investigation of Royston Cave. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Volume LXVIII. Cambridge: The Burlington Press Ltd.

Beamon, S.P. (1992). Royston Cave: Used By Saints or Sinners? Baldock: Cortney Publications.

Houldcroft, P.T. (1995). The Medieval Structure within Royston Cave. Royston: Royston and District Local History Society.

Houldcroft, P.T. (1998). A Pictorial Guide To Royston Cave. Royston: Royston and District Local History Society.

 

Houldcroft, P.T. (2008). A Medieval Mystery at the Crossroads. Royston: Royston and District Local History Society.