An Abandoned Monument to Arrogance

LOCATION: KENT

Neolithic soul drone collective Hand of Stabs perform ‘Hallux Working’ by a derelict monument to a man who chopped his toe off in 1835…

“In February 1835, the 5th Earl of Darnley was walking in the grounds of his home, Cobham Hall. Encountering his foresters chopping wood, he insisted on taking an axe to demonstrate his own skill. He severed his toe and died four days later of lockjaw. His wife erected a monument to his stupidity and arrogance. In 2012, Hand of Stabs performed at the site of the now derelict monument….”

 

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