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Standing Stones of Urquhart

Stone Circle


If you dare to walk three times round the remains of this stone circle at midnight, the devil will appear.

(noted by Grinsell in his 'Folklore of Prehistoric Sites in Britain. He gives the name 'Deil's Stanes' with 'Nine Stanes' as an alternative name. Canmore denies that anyone knew any local names in the 60s/70s - but with such a wealth, surely this cannot be true?! It's officially known as the Standing Stones of Urquhart stone circle now.)
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
29th October 2003ce
Edited 23rd June 2005ce

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