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folklore of Stanton Drew

L. V. Grinsell

folklore of Stanton Drew

by L. V. Grinsell

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Published by Toucan Press in St Peter Port .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legends -- England -- Stanton Drew, Somerset.,
  • Stanton Drew, Somerset -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographyp.13.

    Statementby L.V. Grinsell.
    SeriesWest Country folklore -- no.5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2-13p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20063794M
    ISBN 100856940410

    The Sacred Stone Circles of Stanton Drew Paperback – 21 Sep In this well illustrated book he presents archaeological detail, local folklore and the views of various commentators from 18th century antiquarians to dowsers, discussing mythology, mediumship and earth energies. His insights are gleaned from his long love-affair with the 5/5(2). by Folklore Ireland. Newgrange - Monument to Immortality - new book by Anthony Murphy by Avebury & Stanton Drew by The Prehistory Guys. Bruce Bedlam's woodhenge.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grinsell, Leslie V. Folklore of Stanton Drew. Peter Port, Guernsey, C.I., Toucan Press, (OCoLC) The Stanton Drew stone circles are just outside the village of Stanton Drew in the English county of largest stone circle is the Great Circle, metres ( ft) in diameter and the second largest stone circle in Britain (after Avebury); it is considered to be one of the largest Neolithic monuments to have been built.

The date of construction is not known, but is thought Location: near Stanton Drew and Bristol. The Stanton Drew Stone Circle, or to be more precise, the three stone circles, date from around 3,BC and enjoy a relatively isolated location that is well off the beaten track. The stones themselves stand sullen and silent - brooding guardians of long ago mysteries around which all manner of legends and ghostly tales have been woven.

Stanton Drew Rituals. likes. Pagan rituals are held on the four Fire Festivals at Stanton Drew. They are usually on Saturday 11am for an hour. You Followers: The Sacred Stone Circles of Stanton Drew Paperback – Septem In this well illustrated book he presents archaeological folklore of Stanton Drew book, local folklore and the views of various commentators from 18th century antiquarians to dowsers, discussing mythology, mediumship and earth energies.

5/5(1). The Village of Stanton Drew. The tiny village of Stanton Drew was listed in the Domesday Book as Stantone. In old English language this means ‘The stone enclosure with an oak tree’. Take a peak inside of the village church which has been a place of Christian worship for over years.

Buy The Folklore of Stanton Drew (West Country Folklore, No. 5) by Leslie V. Grinsell (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Leslie V. Grinsell. The Dark Is Rising is a series of five contemporary fantasy novels for older children and young adults that was written by the British author Susan Cooper and published to The Dark Is Rising, the second novel in the series, was published in The series is sometimes called The Dark Is Rising Sequence, which is the title of its UK omnibus edition (first ) and its Author: Susan Cooper.

Industrial Folklore Tapes Volume IV - The Langley Linnet. The Art of Magic - Boxset & Book Editions £ The Queen of the Well (A Faerie Tale) £ Stanton Drew was commemorated by Adge Cutler in his popular song "When the Common Market Comes to Stanton Drew".Written in response to opening up of trade with Europe, Adge suggests what might happen to Somerset culture when Europeans come over.

In retrospect, it is more truthful than anyone could have imagined - "when George comes home from. CHAPTER XVIII FOLKLORE AND TRADITION. WE have so far considered the circles at Stonehenge, Stenness, the Hurlers and Stanton Drew, and the avenues in Brittany and on Dartmoor.

Before I refer to my later work in the south-west of England or attempt to present a summary of the results of the inquiry, I think it will be convenient to turn for a.

The top destination for Megaliths and Prehistory worldwide. Stanton Drew Great Circle: [News and Comments] These circles cover a large area so it is difficult to appreciate their grandeur.

There are two main circles, the Great Circle, diameter m, and the North-east Circle (30m). The former circle is the. References = Megalithic Portal|The Stanton Drew stone circles are at gbmapping|ST just outside the village of Stanton Drew, Somerset.

The largest is the Great Circle, a henge monument consisting of the second largest stone circle in Britain (after Avebury). The Stone Circle is the eleventh book in the Ruth Galloway series by award-winning British author, Elly Griffiths.

Nearly a decade ago, DCI Harry Nelson was the recipient of some anonymous letters that hampered his search for two missing girls/5. The Paperback of the The Sacred Stone Circles of Stanton Drew by Gordon Strong at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. local folklore and the views of various commentators from 18th century antiquarians to dowsers, discussing mythology, mediumship and earth energies. Publish your book with B&:   Author of The ancient burial-mounds of England, Somerset barrows, The archaeology of Wessex, Prehistoric sites in the Mendip, SouthCotswold and Bristol region, Prehistoric sites in the Mendip, South Cotswold, Wye Valley and Bristol region, The Stanton Drew stone circles and associated monuments, Guide catalogue to the South Western British.

Re: Stanton Drew Stone Circle It’s weird that so many stone circles have such similar folklore, up and down the country, isn’t it. The uncountable stones and diabolic associations apply to Cumbrian stone circles, too. I guess that just reflects post-Reformation attitudes to something they didn’t understand.

The countless stones is a motif that appears in English and Welsh is associated with various megalithic monuments, including chambered long barrows from the Early Neolithic and the stones circles of the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age. The motif holds that an individual attempting to count the number of stones in the monument will be unable to do so.

Folklore Tapes go back to where it all began with a timely reissue of the debut title on the label, David Chatton-Barker and Ian Humberstone's Devon Folklore Tapes originally started life as a cassette housed inside a second hand hardback book hand made in an edition of 30 copies by David at the Finders Keepers office in Manchester sometime in Stanton Drew is in the South West of Britain around 6 miles south of Bristol.

The stones survived from a Neolithic period carbon dated to around 4, years ago. The site consists of three stone circles: The Grand Circle, The North East Circle and The South East Circle which is inaccessible as it is in a private garden.

ROBIN HOOD British folklore hero in a s book Stanton Drew Stone circle is celebrated in folklore as the members of a wedding party lured by the devil to celebrate on the sabbath and thus becoming petrified!

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STANTON DREW STONE CIRCLES (Please note: the sites of these stone circles, although in the care of English Heritage, lie on private land.

You are welcome to visit them during daylight hours on payment of an entrance fee of £ (please leave the money in the honesty box at gate from the car park).