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Maiden Castle (Dorchester)



It's not hard to see why local legend has it this fort was built by giants.

It also has an interestingly recent bit of folklore: it is said that during WW2 the Home Guard made use of a tunnel which connects the site with Dorchester, two miles away.

(J&C Bord, 'Atlas of Magical Britain')
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
29th October 2003ce

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