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Saint Martin

La Bellieuse
(Saint Martins Parish Church)

La Gran'mère du Chimquière

The Grandmother the Cemetery

Prehistoric sculptor
2500-1800 BC

Saint Martin /  La Gran'mère du Chimquière   Saint Martin /  La Gran'mère du Chimquière


Granite menhir being shaped by carving and smoothing into a stylised female figure. The menhir is 1.65 m tall.


Guernsey people revere the Gran'mère today. She is often decked with garlands and flowers for good luck before weddings and coins are sometimes put on her head.


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Locatie (N 49°26'16" - W 2°33'16") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: gg11; Photograph: 6 August 2015
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