I'm just going to *Go with it... *
The longtime resisted anthropomorphic dalliance..
Might not make the wall.. For 'allgood' | sensible reasons... (!)
I've added a Quid | nugget as a foil... One result of *'steppin'* on the beach. To be seen through a.. Salty blasted keyhole shard..
That might just, clinch it.
*To step - Beach manifestation - Tidal action clears all shingle to reveal the compacted mud | shale layer - 'Over time' heavy metals such as Gold | silver make their way down through the shingle & fuse with the mud..
*Tossed out wedding rings & coins etc sit openly on the brittle mud - Ready for discovery by the Wily 'Steppahs' who know..
This top 'Local wisdom' - *Very generously shared by Mrs Moate of the much missed mighty 'Pearl' Cottage'The Pearl | Smokery - *House fit for a fairy tale*... "