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Maiden Bower



Concerning the Maiden Bower at Dunstable a local versifier embodies the local idea :—

Still Tatternhoe dames rehearse their tale,
On eve of winter's day
About a chest hid in their knoll
When Romans went away.

'Tis at the bottom of that well
On Castle Hill, they say;
Of good old gold it was brimful,
And lies there to this day.
From 'Notes and Queries' for December 24 1910.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
21st August 2006ce

Comments (1)

This isn't about Maiden Bower but Totternhoe Knolls, a medieval motte and bailey castle on at nearby Totternhoe, which had an earlier Roman fortification on the same site. Posted by GreenMan1955
18th July 2021ce
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