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Long Barrow


This, believe it or not, contains a golden wheelbarrow.

[edit] - I've now found where this story probably comes from, and I expect I originally saw it in Grinsell's 1976 folklore book:
Littleton Drew, Barrow Lane: anyone digging in vicinity is asked, 'are you digging for the golden wheel-barrow?' (Rev. R. B. Lamplugh, vicar, to L.v.G., about 1950.) The Lugbury long barrow (in Nettleton parish) is near.
Barrow Treasure, in Fact, Tradition, and Legislation
L. V. Grinsell
Folklore, Vol. 78, No. 1. (Spring, 1967), pp. 1-38.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
1st May 2002ce
Edited 24th October 2006ce

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