SZ0282 : Studland: the Agglestone

taken 19 years ago, near to Studland, Dorset, Great Britain

Studland: the Agglestone
Studland: the Agglestone
This huge lump of sandstone is reckoned to weigh around 500 tons. There are stories of it having been thrown by the devil, aiming for Corfe Castle. John Webber, in 1853, wrote:

...the famous Agglestone,
Said to be by Satan, thrown
At Corfe Castle in the night
From the neighb'ring Isle of Wight

He undershot by a couple of miles!
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SZ0282, 25 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
1999   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 August, 2007
Category
Stone   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 023 828 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:38.7037N 1:58.0706W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 023 828
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