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Wur Stone

Standing Stone / Menhir

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Details of stone on Pastscape

A standing stone at Verwood (SU 0808), known as the "Wur Stone", was probably "Le Horeston" mentioned in a perambulation of the bounds of Cranborne Chase in the time of Edward I. It was a large block of sandstone and stood on the heath not far from the Ringwood road, but was thrown down and buried some time before 1872. (1-2)
Chance Posted by Chance
14th April 2016ce

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