NY4921 : The Cop Stone

taken 3 months ago, near to Helton, Cumbria, Great Britain

The Cop Stone
The Cop Stone
Although it stands alone, it is thought that the Cop Stone was one of several at the margins of a ring cairn, rather like that some 400m to the NNW. In the 1880's there were records of at least 10 standing and recumbent stones nearby, but these have largely disappeared [maybe for wall construction?]. The stone is 1.7m in height.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4958 2161 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.2294N 2:46.9025W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4960 2163
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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