|Well, everyone knows there really isn't much to see in the West Midlands (apart from grassy lumps) and being stationed in Wolverhampton means quite a drive to EVERYTHING. Now that my Google Earth application is up and running, I decide to see if I can find anything about an hour away thats actually worth the petrol and find Devil's Ring and Finger near Market Drayton. BRILLIANT!
21.12.09 and the M6 is blocked. Something about widening lanes or extra stopping places or wasting money so the journey takes 2 hours instead and its getting dark. I have some instructions from TMA and get to Mucklestone only to spend twilight driving round in circles and swearing at my stearing wheel. Apparently I read the instructions WRONG because its not even in Mucklestone! I end up (by default, no kind of divine intervention) in Norton in Hales and ask someone if they would possibly know where to find the Devil's Rind and Finger... HE DOES!!! Great directions get us to the farm, but where do we go from here??? I few good knocks on the door and a bit of hanging around (getting darker!!) and the dear old dear points us in the right direction.
Its apparently not where it was originally and is propped up against a fence near a small woodland. Its a shame really, but I found it much more impressive than Men an Tol (I could actually squeeze myself through this one rather than spectate my skinny friends climbing through!). Worth the journey if you're in the area. I have put instructions on the correct page so you can find your way there!
And then it was Christmas, so no stones for a few weeks...
Posted by faerygirl
2nd March 2010ce
Edited 2nd March 2010ce
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