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A map of Taston circa 1896

Thor Stone at Taston

Taston Road, Taston

This standing stone is said to be all that remains of a lightning bolt thrown to earth by the Norse God Thor!

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Lyneham Longbarrow

A Headless Encounter at Lyneham Longbarrow

A361, Burford - Chipping Norton

A man claims to have encountered a headless figure one dark winters night while walking from Chipping Norton to Burford.

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The Hoar Stone at Steeple Barton

Hoar Stones and Burial Mounds at Barton Park

Barton Park, A4260

In the grounds of Barton Park can be found the remains of a long barrow marked by a group of stones. Move these stones at your peril!

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Ashbury, Oxfordshire

A Forgotten Stone Circle at Ashbury

Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Ashbury

It is believed that the village of Ashbury was built on the site of an ancient stone circle, as is evidenced by the sarsen stones scattered around the village.

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Wayland's Smithy

Wayland's Smithy

Wayland's Smithy, The Ridgeway, Ashbury

If you leave a coin and your horse at Wayland's Smithy overnight, in the morning your coin will be gone and your horse will have new shoes.

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The Blowing Stone

The Blowing Stone of Kingston Lisle

2 Blowing Stone Cottages, Kingston Lisle, Wantage

The Blowing Stone is a large sarsen stone covered with holes that makes an eerie booming sound when blown into.

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Devil's Quoits

The Devil's Quoits

Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire

The Neolithic henge and stone circle at Stanton Harcourt is said to be the result of a wager between the Devil and a beggar.

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