The Modern Antiquarian. Stone Circles, Ancient Sites, Neolithic Monuments, Ancient Monuments, Prehistoric Sites, Megalithic MysteriesThe Modern Antiquarian

Harold Stone (Skomer)

Standing Stone / Menhir


Harold Stone, Skomer

Period: Unknown

An erect monolith, 1.7m high by 0.8 by 0.5m: one of several stones in SW Wales bearing the same name, which seems to derive from Gerald of Wales, who said that the stones were erected by Earl Harold to commemorate his victories over the Welsh in 1063: the relation between this stone and the extensive settlement remains on the island is unclear.

Source: J Wiles 23.05.02 Royal Commision AHM Wales

Whether ancient or not, it certainly is enigmatic on a foggy day!
matt saze Posted by matt saze
14th August 2006ce

Comments (0)

You must be logged in to add a comment