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Devil's Quoits

Circle henge


There is a story that tells of how the henge was given its name.

In the book 'Oxfordshire Folklore', by Christine Bloxham (tempus 2005), it is said that the Devil was playing a game of quoits and was told off by God, because it was a Sunday and there was to be no recreation.

In a petulant fit of anger the Devil threw the quoits as far as he could and where they landed became the site we now know.
jacksprat Posted by jacksprat
19th March 2006ce
Edited 19th March 2006ce

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