SD2089 : The Cuckoo Stone

taken 7 years ago, near to Lower Hawthwaite, Cumbria, Great Britain

The Cuckoo Stone
The Cuckoo Stone
Cuckoo stones are common in this part of the world and Cuckoos common in Celtic mythology. Given a variety of interpretations for the word "Cuckoo" the most likely is "fool".
Q. Why does that large stone stand there alone?
a. Because a fool put it there.
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SD2089, 19 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 207 895 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:17.7179N 3:13.1944W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 207 895
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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