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The Great Menhir

Standing Stone / Menhir

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Latitude:49° 11' 40" N
Longitude:   2° 13' 1" W

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At one stage, the stone leaned markedly, rather than standing fully erect, and was known locally as "The Dean". This name apparently had something to do with an elderly dean of the island who had recently married a woman very much younger than himself

Jersey in Prehistory
Mark Patton
La Haule Books
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
7th April 2008ce
Edited 7th April 2008ce


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baza Posted by baza
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