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Old Man O'Mow



At Mow Cop is a rude upright pillar, called the Old Man at Mow, and believed by the country people to have been an idol, once the object of worship. It is needless to add that the British word Maen signifies a stone, and that the prefix " old " or " elder," is merely a Saxon epithet to denote its antiquity.

Druidical Remains in Yorkshire.
J. K. Walker, D.D.
The Gentleman's Magazine Library:
Being a classified collection of the chief contents of The Gentlman's Magazine from 1731 to 1868
Edited by
George Laurence Gomme, F.S.A.
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
5th December 2007ce
Edited 5th December 2007ce

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