By Janet Bord, Colin Bord

Britain is a land jam-packed with attention-grabbing old websites and noteworthy actual beneficial properties. The panorama itself, with its many idiosyncrasies and weird features, serves as a key to the earlier - the stone circles, prehistoric family dwellings, tombs and temples, rock carvings, earthworks, holy wells and Roman continues to be, all include clues of civilisations gone and trace at how our ancestors used to dwell. during this lavishly-illustrated and intensely readable advisor, authors Janet and Colin Bord discover the origins of such positive aspects and examine the traditional websites linked to folklore and legend.

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Devil's Bridge

There are quite 3 bridges the following above one another, crossing
the River Mynach the place it runs via a deep gorge. The
lowest of the 3 used to be outfitted by way of the satan, based on legend .
He observed that an outdated woman's cow was once stranded at the mistaken side
of the gorge and acknowledged he may construct her a bridge if he could
become the landlord of the 1st dwelling creature to exploit it. She
agreed, but if the bridge used to be accomplished she threw a section of
bread over , which used to be chased through her puppy, and the satan was
outwitted. In one other model of this tale...

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G 396 160) Thi s must surely be one of the most remote sites in thi s book and makes a \'i\'id co ntrast to those forts whic h stand close to a large settl eme nt , s uc h as \ \'o rl e bury Camp. The re are no t e ven aT1\' roads within se \'cral miles of Rubh ' an Dunain , but the determination needed to reach it will ce rtainl y be re ward ed. Rub'" an DII/WIII gallerll'd dun , Th e fort is a galle ri ed dun or se mibroe h perched on a c1ifftop pro mo ntory, and takes th e for m of a curved sto ne wall 12 feet thi ck and st ill sta nding 8 fee t hig h , cu tting off th e pro mont or,·.

Traces of a massi\·e stone wa ll now vi trified. Th e fort was first built in th e late Bronze Age or ea rl y I ron Age, and find s show th at it was in use until th e seco nd centu ry :\D , iron s melting and metal working being ca rried o n th ere. It was lat er reoccu pi ed in th e eighth and ninth ce nturi es . As the photograph shows, th e fo rt is in a co mmanding positi on ove rlooki ng Rough Firth . Herefordshire Beacon hillfort, Hereford & Worcester L ocation: On th e south ern sec tion of the Mal ve rn H ills, reac hed from the car park opposite th e British Camp Hot el, on the A449.

L ocation: Trall ong is 5 mil es west o f Brecon , and the sto ne is insi d e th e churc h . (SN 966296) Thi s Og ham stone was found in use as a wind ow lint el wh e n t he church was restored in 186 1. 'D. A Latin ri ng· cross was added late r, on th e part of th e sto ne th at was b uried in the g round when it was serving it s o rigin al purpose as a g raves tone or m emorial. Ab erlemno Pictish symbol stone, Angus/Tayside Region L ocation: Th e stone show n here is in Aberlemno churchya rd ( the re are othe rs b y th e road side ) ; Aberl emno is 5 mil es no rth-east of Forfar .

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