SO4593 : Sheela-Na-Gig

taken 7 years ago, near to Church Stretton, Shropshire, Great Britain

Sheela-Na-Gig
Sheela-Na-Gig
A pagan fertility symbol inserted into the walls of the church.
The name is of Irish origin meaning 'Sheila of the paps'.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 17 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4523 9367 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:32.2873N 2:48.5365W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4523 9368
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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