SS4990 : Arthur's Stone

taken 10 years ago, near to Reynoldston, Swansea/Abertawe, Great Britain

Arthur's Stone
Arthur's Stone
A close-up of Arthur's Stone. It's said to weigh more than 25 metric tonnes and legend states that it appeared here when Arthur was walking in Llanelli and stopped to take a stone out of his shoe. He threw it away and it landed here... big boots. It's far more likely that this is a glacial erratic, left here as a glacial deposit at the end of the last ice age.

It's believed to have been first photographed around 1856 John Dillwyn Llewelyn who invented Oxymel, a turning point in photography.
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SS4990, 36 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 22 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 28 June, 2007
Category
Boulders   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 491 906 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.6392N 4:10.7759W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 491 905
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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