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The Whipping Stone

Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>The Whipping Stone</b>Posted by ZebImage © Zeb
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Latitude:54° 10' 26.98" N
Longitude:   4° 27' 6.69" W

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<b>The Whipping Stone</b>Posted by Zeb


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Built into the wall surrounding St Peter's Church in Onchan is a stone pillar which is known locally as the "whipping post". However, its origin is more likely to be that it is the sole survivor of a semi-circle of similar stones associated with a pre-historic burial site. Posted by Zeb
31st March 2024ce
Edited 31st March 2024ce