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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: La Pierre Folle du Clody
Country: France Département: Pays de la Loire:Loire-Atlantique Type: Standing Stone (Menhir)
Nearest Town: CORCOUE SUR LOGNE  Nearest Village: LA BENATE
Latitude: 46.939320N  Longitude: 1.61724W
Condition:
5Perfect
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
5 Ambience:
5Superb
4Good
3Ordinary
2Not Good
1Awful
0No data.
4 Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
3 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data
5

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La Pierre Folle du Clody
La Pierre Folle du Clody submitted by dipo : LA BENATE (44) Pierre Folle du Clody (Vote or comment on this photo)
Located inside L'Oiselière Forest 2kms South West of La Bénate and 4,2kms of Courcoué sur Logne. Access is indicated from Le Clody hamlet, and the trackway inside the forest is well-kept.

Sandstone block :

Max Height: 3,20 m
Base Wide: 2,80 m
Base Thickness: 0,85 m

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La Pierre Folle du Clody
La Pierre Folle du Clody submitted by dipo : LA BENATE (44) Pierre Folle du Clody (Vote or comment on this photo)

La Pierre Folle du Clody
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La Pierre Folle du Clody
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La Pierre Folle du Clody
La Pierre Folle du Clody submitted by dipo (Vote or comment on this photo)

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Old postcard of La Pierre Folle du Clody by Andy B on Monday, 29 October 2018
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The caption says "whoever walks round this menhir 7 times sees the devil". These men who appear to be emerging from the menhir look a bit shocked - or is it just a Halloween prank .... #Halloween pic.twitter.com/2tPNrCT6AC

— Frenchpostcardsofmegaliths (@PhilWat09037421) 28 October 2018


The caption says "whoever walks round this menhir 7 times sees the devil". These men who appear to be emerging from the menhir look a bit shocked - or is it just a Halloween prank!
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