NY9918 : Butter Stone

taken 9 years ago, near to Lartington, County Durham, Great Britain

Butter Stone
Butter Stone
Cotherstone, Butter Stone
This natural stone may have been used in the medieval(1066 to 1540)period during times of illness or plague. Food and money would have been left here for the village, so those bringing the food did not come into contact with the infected villagers.
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NY9918, 11 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 21 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 22 March, 2008
Category
Stone   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 999 183 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:33.6393N 2:0.1279W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 999 184
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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