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May Queen Stone (new)

Between 1905-1940, the Lustleigh May Queen was crowned on a rock on the hill above Wreyland at Long Tor Farm (now on Private Land).

But, according to the Lustleigh Community Archive it was nine years after the Second World War (1954) that the tradition restarted in a new location, Town Orchard, where there was a suitable rock for the crowning ceremony.

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May Queen Stone (new)
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Grid Ref:
SX 7834 8127
Height:
89m
Parish:
Lustleigh
Tor Classification:
Boulder
Access:
Private (but accessible)
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Lustleigh Community Archive
Reference / Further Reading:
Lustleigh Community Archive: May Day - A History

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