Asked in Coastlines
How did old harry rocks get its name?
· Old Harry was the first one to climb the rock so they called it Old Harry · The devil was known as Old Harry and he slept on the rock · The rock was named after Harry Paye, an infamous Poole pirate, who stored his contraband nearby. Old Harry was a well known Pirate around the area. It was simply named after him. ...
Asked in Geography, Landforms, Coastlines
What happened to old harry the rock?
Old harry was a stack. Old harry was an old man who drove his ships in. His wife every night stood on the end of the rock holding a lamp out so Old Harry wouldn't crash his boat. One night old harry went out in his boat and his wife was in the pub. Old Harry's wife was drunk and was walking out along the stacks and fell off and died. Along came old harry in his boat and because...