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Standing Stone / Menhir


Visited 23rd May 2004: This is a fantastic stone. It's slap bang underneath a load of power cables and standing in the shadow of an enormous pylon, but that's part of the charm.

There's no public right of way near Gwempa. The stone is just about visible from the road, but we decided to take a closer look (the field didn't have any crops or livestock in it). Parking is a considerable problem because the lanes are so narrow.

Once we got to the stone Louise was less than happy about the drone of electricity from the cables above us. I just marvelled at the arrogance of the people who strung them right above the stone. Amazing! It reminded me a bit of Tinkinswood.

Gwempa has survived the rigours of modern agriculture, and the insult of almost being stomped on by a pylon, so pay it a visit if you're passing; It needs some respect.
Kammer Posted by Kammer
24th November 2004ce
Edited 24th November 2004ce

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