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The Humber Stone

Standing Stone / Menhir


Details of stone on Pastscape

(SK 6241 0709) Humber Stone (OE). (1)
The Holy Stone near Humberstone. Up to 100 years ago this stone stood well above ground, though it is now covered with soil.
Traditionally associated with fairies and a place to be avoided after dark. (2) The Humber Stone is a cluster of large stones almost level with the surface of the ground and forming a small island in a cultivated field. (3) Two portions can be seen in a grassy patch avoided by the plough. (4) Humber Stone: No longer extant with the site is being developed as an industrial estate - as reported by OS field reviser. (5)
Chance Posted by Chance
20th March 2014ce

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