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Knap Cottage Stone

Standing Stone / Menhir


Details of Stone on Pastscape

Monument No. 969799

Large sarsen mentioned in Anglo Saxon charter. Still in place in 1965, no trace of it could be found by 1985.

Large Sarsen stone with hole in, thus matching description in Anglo-Saxon charter. (1)
When visited in 1965 by DOE inspectors the stone was still in place, but on a subsequent visit in 1985, no trace could be found. (2)

(1) General reference Report Marlborough College Natural History Society, 80, 1931, 69-71, illus pl iv.
(2) General reference DOE Ancient Monuments List Wilts 10/86.
Chance Posted by Chance
23rd September 2012ce

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