It’s a safety issue: and some authorities are insisting that all older standing stones be pulled up by the buried person’s descendants, and laid flat. I think that's a shame.
I’m not sure if these descendants in Upper Tean have cleverly forced this support under such a collapsing stone, or whether it’s got there, er, by accident. I think it’s probably deliberate.
The words on the stone say it holds Charlotte & John Travis. It's dated late nineteenth century.