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Newport Leper Stone

Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>Newport Leper Stone</b>Posted by ocifantImage © Alan S>
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Nearest Town:Saffron Walden (3km N)
OS Ref (GB):   TL5235 / Sheet: 154
Latitude:51° 59' 31.68" N
Longitude:   0° 12' 50.65" E

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Just at the northern limit of the town, on the B1383, is the entrance to Shortgrove House. We parked here, and walked the 100 or so yards further south along the road to where the Leper Stone stands at the side of the road. This is a large stone, reportedly the largest in Essex.

Slightly further south in the town, in Station Road lies a recumbent block of puddingstone outside the village hall.
ocifant Posted by ocifant
9th August 2003ce
Edited 9th August 2003ce

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Article - Sacred Stones of Essex


You are referred to an article that I wrote for Megalithic Portal
Earthstepper Posted by Earthstepper
1st September 2003ce
Edited 1st September 2003ce