Now the Birmingham suburb's famous glacial boulder
has been given special recognition with a plaque acknowledging the significance of the 'Great Stone', as it is known locally.
Now the town's famous glacial boulder
is to get special recognition.
Derwen Hwyl, Hafod y Llan, Beddgelert, Gwynedd - a twisted oak which has grown on a lonely glacial boulder
and stands alone in a green field.
Two of the shortlisted trees in Wales are: | Derwen Hwyl, Hafod y Llan, Beddgelert, Gwynedd - a twisted oak which has grown out and onto a lonely glacial boulder
and stands alone in a grazed green field.
The Pandon Burn is commemorated by a sculpture, formed from a glacial boulder
, called Give and Take in Trinity Gardens On the East Quayside, and Pillar Man, a bronze work next to the Northumbria University Gallery.
Its extensive wetlands, sunny meadows and shady forests are home to a historic oak tree, a huge glacial boulder
and an exciting variety of birds, mammals, butterflies, salamanders and other wild treasures.
It may have been a reject from a nearby quarry, or a cast-off from the glacial boulder
scatter on the top of the hill - but at the moment, all bets are off.
The Radford Boulder, a glacial boulder
, first blown up by dynamite in 1913, then reassembled, placed in Radford churchyard and blown up again in the Blitz.
During my trip, I made a mid-morning stop by Trafton Rock--an extraordinary glacial boulder
jutting some 30 feet above the water, which was probably a landmark for long-ago travelers.
The inspiration must be the genuine glacial boulder
discovered in Oldham in 1874 and transported to Alexandra Park on a carriage pulled by fourteen horses with 30,000 people looking on.
The glacial boulder
is taking centre stage in "Propagating Dan's Garden Of Potential" at this year's flower show.