The Long Stoop is a wayside marker stone alongside the roundabout at the entrance to Leeds & Bradford Airport at Yeadon, Leeds. An information plaque reads :
‘This marker stone (Long Stoop) erected hundreds of years ago to guide travellers towards an ancient settlement at Dene Head to the east, was moved from its earlier site 186 yards to the south west in the year 1984 for runway extensions.’
Eeeh by 'eck. I bet the residents of the ancient settlement would have the bejasus scared out of them these days!! Must have a look for this monument next time I'm up there, thank you for pointing it out and the explanation. :-)
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Photo taken in Yeadon, Leeds, UK
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