Julian's Bower - Alkborough, North Lincolnshire , UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted
N 53° 41.091 W 000° 40.125
30U E 653951 N 5950983
Quick Description: A fine example of a turf-cut maze (sometimes known as a miz-maze), Julian's Bower stands on a hillside overlooking the confluence of the River Ouse and River Trent.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/23/2014 11:43:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMJZZZ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 2

Long Description:
No-one knows who originally cut this 12 metre maze (technically a Labyrinth - as it has a single entrance and path), or when, but it is only first recorded in 1697 by Abraham de la Pryme.

Whatever the origins of the maze, it has played an important part in the lives of the locals, and games are known to have been played here on May Eve until well into the 19th century.

There is a copy of the maze on a cross in the cemetery and another in the entry porch to the church.

More information at:-
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Availability: Public

Status: Permanent

Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor

Location:
Alkborough, North Lincs United Kingdom


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