TL5419 : Hatfield forest Puddingstones

taken 7 years ago, near to Takeley Street, Essex, Great Britain

Hatfield forest Puddingstones
Hatfield forest Puddingstones
These 2 stone are the Hatfield forest Puddingstones, the National Trust have named them the "Speaking Stones", the reason why they are called this is unclear.

It is claimed that they lay on an alignment reaching Wandlebury hillfort near Cambridge. The line also passes through the Leper Stone at Newport, a Saxon moot hill at Mutlow, Littlebury hillfort and two puddingstones either side of the River Cam.

A puddingstone or an erratic boulder is a lump of rock that has been brought down by a glacier.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens  Woodland, Forest  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 540 198 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.3373N 0:14.1269E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 540 198
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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