SP8915 : Old flagpole stand

taken 7 years ago, near to Long Marston, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Old flagpole stand
Old flagpole stand
I wondered for a while if this was some ancient form of punishment akin to the stocks, but realised after a while that it is the remains of the base of a flagpole. The rings top and bottom would have secured the tall cylindrical pole against this sturdy wooden base. For a close-up of one of the rings see SP8915 : Flagpole fixing
It is situated in the churchyard of SP8915 : All Saints, Long Marston a few metres to the west of its west end.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 July, 2010
Category
Flagpoles   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8944 1584 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:50.0412N 0:42.2029W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8944 1584
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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