The Rude Man was ne’er so rude

The Rude Man was ne’er so rude

His large erection may have resulted from accidentally (?) merging his navel with his penis during a Victorian re-cut of the figure.

Also plausible: that the figure represents Oliver Cromwell.

Not likely but apparently true: that a huge chalk figure of a naked and very priapic guy should appear on a hillside outside of one’s town, and nobody has a clue who did it.