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Posted: July  8, 2017


Taken: June 22, 2008



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Grims Grave

Grims Grave
Walk up the valley of the Langcombe and you will eventually come to a low, irregular circle of stones inside which sits a kistvaen. This is the sinister sounding ‘Grim’s Grave’ whose name shadows its origins. If you read the early wrihttp://www.ipernity.com/doc/1944704/archive/created/2008/06/22ters such as Page you will be led to believe that:

“It is now known as Grims-grove, that is Grim’s Grave, and has been looked upon as probably the last resting-place of a Viking of that name, who fell in the battle which gave the upper part of the Plym its name of cad, or battlefield,” 1895, p.263.

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 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
Interesting capture Pat, something keeps the grass short around the grave.
2 years ago.
Andy Rodker club has replied to Roger (Grisly) club
Roger, probably someone from The National Trust or English Heritage (or even the local council) with a petrol-powered strimmer every so often. In Cornwall similar sites were kept pretty trim when I used to visit them - probably as they are an important tourism resource.
2 years ago.
 Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker club
Very, very much earlier than the Vikings! Interesting shot!
2 years ago.
 Jeff Farley
Jeff Farley club
I wonder the metal detectorists have been here !!!!????
2 years ago.

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