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Cuckoo stone near Matlock
Cuckoo stone

Cuckoo Stone is thought to have originated from cock crow stone, it is said to turn around at dawn on certain days of the year at the cock's crow and is reputed to rotate to midnight.

It stands on the 11th fairway at Matlock golf club by the side of a hawthorn tree, about 20yds from the footpath that cuts across the fairway.

The stone could be in its natural position of have been purposely erected.

The lost circle of the Seven Brideron/Bretheren is supposed to have stood only a short distance away..


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