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That flag in Weston

Discussion in 'Surrounding Areas' started by Goldilox, Oct 6, 2020.

  1. Goldilox

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    I've spotted a green flag with an image of a sheep (or maybe a goat?) flying from a pole just outside of Weston, between the Saracen's Head and Weston Hall.

    I just wondered if anyone knew what the significance was?
     
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  3. EasMid

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    I don’t know what it signifies but there’s been a lot of campers in that field over the last month or so , especially at weekends.
     
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    Are you sure it wasn't a llama? Saracens Head & Weston Hall are owned by the same people and they keep llamas.
     
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    I saw it a few times in passing. Didn’t pay much attention but seem to think it could have been a ram. If it’s still there I’ll have a look tomorrow when I pass that way (if I can remember)
     
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    We were hoping it would be fluttering and we could read it on our way back but alas there was no wind.
     
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    It’s definitely a sheep (I think). Definitely not a llama. It was fluttering too much to read the word beneath.
     
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    It is definitely a sheep with "Ryeland" written below it.

    I'm not sure what it signifying but there is a sign on the gate near it with a tent and a tree so I'm guessing it is for a campsite as suggested by @EasMid above.
     
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    Not Rylan?


     
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    Ah, not the location as I understood from the OP which was between the Saracens Head and Weston Hall on the A518.
     
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    Correct I think Shirleywitch farm/campsite is on the A51 whereas the flag is on the A518 about 150yds Stafford side of the Saracens Head.
     
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    Yes, Shirleywich farm site is a new site on the A51. Its looks like it's just a basic field with no visible facilities. It only appeared recently (during lockdown?) & ive never seen it being used.
    The flag is on the A518 in between the Sarencens & the river. It was used regularly during the summer & had tents & the occasional motor home. I thought it might have been one of the religious groups (sheep/ shepherd) I haven't seen anyone in here for a couple of weeks now.
     
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    Whoot - Mystery solved
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    Bonus Ryeland sheep
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    Those sheep would look lovely on a campsite BBQ :)
     
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    You must have a bloody big BBQ.
     
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    I can feel my Welsh blood stirring ........ (Oh shit what a giveaway ..) :P
     
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    It's OK I know that brown one's a lying little strumpet.
     
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