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Re: Circles under churches
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In Buckinghamshire and Middlesex, many a church is built with fragments of some bashed up sarsen thing-a-me-jig built into it; St Andrew's in Kingsbury (Stukeley missed this one but called it's location a Roman fort) and Amersham and Chalfont St Giles to name two others ... Harrow-on-the-hill sees the church built on a temple to Diana (apparently) and what of St Paul's ? Who knows!

I'd love it to be some symbolic use in the sense of it giving some kind of retrogresive energy to our ancestors ... but I would suppose they were just bashed up by a bunch of God-bothers bent on upping a building to do the old 'Ace, King, Queen, Jack ... can you hear me at the back?' routine in ...

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28th November 2005ce

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Circles under churches (Littlestone)

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