SK2773 : Ancient Stone

taken 10 years ago, near to Robin Hood, Derbyshire, England

This is 1 of 3 images, with title Ancient Stone in this square
Ancient Stone
Ancient Stone
Standing stone on Gardom's Edge reputedly to be 4000 years old.
The flat sloping side is said only to be lit fully on mid-summers day,(this was when it was first erected and the tilt of the earth was different from what it is today!) The stone takes on different forms as you walk round it, see:-SK2773 : Ancient Stone SK2773 : Ancient Stone

Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Tony Bacon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Primary Subject: Standing Stone
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Ancient Stone [5] Other Photos: · Ancient Stone · Ancient Stone Title Clusters: · Ancient Stone [3] ·
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for more Large scale mapping
Grid Square
SK2773, 90 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Tony Bacon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 28 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Sunday, 12 October, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2723 7322 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.3177N 1:35.5985W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2723 7322
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
Clickable map
W Go E
Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 69 times
You are not logged in login | register