NY9085 : Robin of Risingham

taken 10 years ago, near to Ridsdale, Northumberland, Great Britain

Robin of Risingham
Robin of Risingham
Robin (or Rob) of Risingham was a stone block on which was carved the Romano-British god Sylvanus Coccidius. Unfortunately, in the eighteenth Century, the local landowner became so annoyed at the number of people visiting the carving that he blew it up to make gateposts. The legs of the original carving are all that remain. In 1983, the Redesdale Society erected this half-size replica in front of the remains of the original stone carving. For more information, see: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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NY9085, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 January, 2008
Category
Scheduled Monument   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 901 856 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:9.8933N 2:9.3409W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 901 856
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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