The meteorite monument

How come I’ve never heard of the Wold Newton monument? It commemorates a meteorite fall in 1795 in a farmer’s field. Lots of fascinating stuff about it on Wikipedia. Here is the link to picture of it on Flickr, with the link to Wiki incorporated. Thanks to the Famulus blog on Tumblr for bringing this to my attention.
Monument,  Wold Newton - "extraordinary stone"

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I am the editor of Uncanny UK (www.uncannyuk.com), a website devoted to British ghosts and folklore. I am the former editor of Paranormal Magazine and the author five books on Welsh folklore. Just launched Apparition Developments, first product of which is Ghost Finder London - an app plotting 300 haunted sites in London for iPhone. I'm a highly experienced journalist and corporate copywriter. I'm an enthusiast on the subjects of UK folklore, the supernatural and antiquities and am fond of old horror and sci-fi movies, cult TV such as Dr Who and I collect Victorian/Edwardian magazines. I also enjoy weird art and macabre literature by the likes of M R James, E F Benson, Algernon Blackwood, W Hope-Hodgson, H P Lovecraft etc. I live in North Wales, which is a very spooky place.
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