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RUFUS STONE, NEW FOREST

RUFUS STONE, NEW FOREST

Rufus Stone marks the spot north-west of Lyndhurst where once stood the Rufus Oak, famous in history as that from which the arrow glanced that destroyed William II. The stone was erected in 1745, and bears a suitable inscription.

Other pictures from Historic Forests of Britain


A GLADE IN THE NEW FOREST: STATELY BEECHES BEFORE THE COMING OF THE LEAF

A LOVELY CORNER OF THE NEW FOREST: AN OLD-WORLD THATCHED COTTAGE AMONG THE CEDARS AT SWAN GREEN, NEAR LYNDHURST

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