‘Aliens…an art installation’: Here’s what our readers think mysterious monolith on Isle of Wight is

Speculation is rife after a mysterious monolith appeared on the Isle of Wight over the weekend.

Monday, 7th December 2020, 2:45 pm
Undated handout photo issued by Alexia Fishwick showing a composite of images of a monolith on Compton Beach, on the Isle of Wight. Picture: Alexia Fishwick/PA Wire

The object was discovered in Compton Beach by a dog walker.

It is not the first time that the mysterious monolith has appeared, after previously being spotted in Utah, Romania and California.

Following our report on the appearance of the structure, our readers have been speculating about what exactly it could be.

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Here is what the suggestions were in the comments below our story on Facebook:

Báiley Rowsell shared a number of alien emojis.

Samantha Bennett Probably said: ‘Ajn art installation I wouldn't worry to much.’

Huibert Van de Griend wrote: ‘A modern crop circle... or a Banksy wannabee… Weirdo's.’

Claire Marshall said: ‘Who cares, it’s amusing!’

Paul Barker wrote: ‘McDonald's branching out.’

Adam Hawthorne said: ‘I think “it” is doing a systems update to the simulation. Remember to keep quiet “it” does not like us talking about “it”.’

James Callear added: ‘If it’s real, why doesn’t someone just nick it and see if it vanishes from their house?’

Neil Samphire said: ‘Is this the modern version of the crop circle.’

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