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Peter's Stone

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<b>Peter's Stone</b>Posted by markj99Image © Mark Johnstone
Also known as:
  • Pulpit Rock

Nearest Town:Bakewell (9km SE)
OS Ref (GB):   SK173753 / Sheet: 119
Latitude:53° 16' 26.55" N
Longitude:   1° 44' 27.58" W

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Saw this on the map many times, so I was in the area and checked it out. Its not so megalithic, but it's certainly mega. The Peaks' answer to Monument Valley. postman Posted by postman
24th July 2006ce
Edited 25th July 2006ce


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Named after St Peter's in Rome; the domed top of the outcrop similar in shape to that of the church there.
A handaxe was discovered in the scree close-by and was perhaps associated with a barrow that is speculated to have been located in this area.
It was also the location of the Peak's last gibbeting in 1815.
stubob Posted by stubob
15th August 2006ce
Edited 15th August 2006ce