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Lodge Hill

Round Barrow(s)


On the eastern side of the hill there was a dell, in which sycamore trees once grew. It was said that if one could run around the dell four times, whilst holding one's breath, the aroma of brimstone would arise. If a fifth circuit could be completed, then the Devil himself would appear. As far as is known no one ever managed to complete the circuits. However, this caused much excitement amongst the children
Posted by RiotGibbon
13th January 2003ce
Edited 15th February 2006ce

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