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Round Barrow(s)


This round barrow, one of the largest in Wiltshire, is said to conceal a golden chair at its bottom. Some visitors tried to open the hill, but were stopped by the local people. This was told to LVG in 1950, by Christopher Oliver of Shaw House, West Overton.

(From Grinsell's Folklore of Prehistoric Sites in Britain. Also in
Barrow Treasure, in Fact, Tradition, and Legislation
L. V. Grinsell
Folklore, Vol. 78, No. 1. (Spring, 1967), pp. 1-38. ).
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
3rd May 2002ce
Edited 21st March 2007ce

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