The Girt Dog of Langport
A3 poster map
Meet Langport's oldest resident ! How long has he been there ?
Look for his head and nose first, to the left of the image.
Burrow Mump forms his nose so perfectly !
Find the place names that correspond, Ear lake, Head Rhyne, Middle Moor and Wagg.
Cur is the mediaeval word for a fierce dog. Curland ? Curry Rivel ? Curload ? etc
People still sing the Wassail song about The Girt Dog who had his tail burnt.
A reference to the Vikings burning Langport at the dog's tail ?
(Image is much lower resolution than real product )
Technical bits; The Girt Dog is printed on thick, poster quality paper, sized A3 (420x300mm)
Unframed, delivered rolled in cardboard postal tube. Available framed on request.
Price £5 each, excluding postage/delivery etc