It is said that the Goose stones are petrified Geese turned into stone for grazing Chastleton Common illicitly. Their 'owner' or 'guardian' , an old lady used to drive them down Grey Goose Lane to graze. Despite being warned about this she continued the practise and the stones are all that were left of her Geese. What happened to her is unknown, the stones however have been dragged away to adorn a local landowners garden.
All that remains are a few loose oolites scattered across the common, and a possible monolith. The location commands a good view of the valley to the north west of the site and is located close to Adlestrop hill site of several now overgrown and abused long barrows.
Text from The Old Stones of Rollright and District by Paul Bennett & Tom Wilson
Access: Across a public footpath in a field not far from a gate and cattle grid. See above for map links
Rating: General Impression 2, Ambience 2, Access 3
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