National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Bradling Stone


Type Readymade

     This large flattened boulder, somewhat resembling a sacrificial altar, stands on three smaller stones in the middle of the village green.
     It was customary to "bradle" or bump any man or boy found still working after noon on Shrove Tuesday.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Adams, Norman ---

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Boulder stone 1.4m wide x 1.55m deep x 40cm thick

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
SAnsNHxx001 BM
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • Biological growth
Structural condition
  • None
  • None
Road None
Precise location On village green, opposite the village church
A-Z ref None
OS ref SJ704387
Date of design None
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by None
Duty of care None
Listing status Don't know
At risk? Not at risk

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