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St Samson-sur-Rance

Standing Stone / Menhir


Local tradition has it that the menhir was one of three that blocked the entry to Hell. A curious custom involved young girls who wished to marry within the year having to climb to the top and slide down 'in their christening knickers' ....

From the info board at the site.
sals Posted by sals
14th September 2008ce
Edited 14th September 2008ce

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