NY5857 : Boulder west of Tortie

taken 7 years ago, near to Forest Head, Cumbria, Great Britain

Boulder west of Tortie
Boulder west of Tortie
The boulder is known locally as 'The Lord's Stone' NY5857 : Tortie from 'The Lord's Stone'. It is marked with very eroded cup and ring carvings on its north face (described by Stan Beckensall in 'Prehistoric Rock Art in Cumbria as Tortie 2). There are several photos here LinkExternal link
The Tortie Stone, which is much more clearly carved, can be seen in the field on the far side of the lane NY5857 : The Tortie Stone
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NY5857, 49 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 6 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 5880 5781 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:54.7971N 2:38.6518W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 5876 5782
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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