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King Stone

Standing Stone / Menhir


The Herefordshire SMR says on the stone that "there are traditions 'of a general said to be buried there' and of a farmer digging round it & unsuccessfully applying the strength of 12 horses to root it up."

The stone had fallen by 1982 (when its total length was seen to be 9 foot) and it was reerected in 1989. (It's not clear to me from which of the sources given the folklore originates).
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
15th February 2007ce
Edited 15th February 2007ce

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