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Inventory: 10074
Menhir Candelora
Melpignano (LE)
Object Type: Menhir
Staus: Present
Latitude: 40.15850
Longitude: 18.29594
Description: The monolith is in its original position, in the area of a company that manufactures the local stone. It is implanted in an outcrop of rock for approximately 30cm. It is within a perimeter wall; its corners are rounded and the top part is quite sharp. It slightly leans towards SE. The top is covered by spontaneous vegetation.
Condition: Good
Dimension: Altezza m 3.10; Sezione m 0.50 x m 0.30
Direction: Asse lungo Nord Nord Ovest - Sud Sud Est
Historical Notes: At the end of the 19th century, Cosimo De Giorgi described it as situated on the outskirts of Melpignano, near the stone quarries at the intersection between three local roads.
Legal Condition: Private property
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