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Shrewsbury Tumulus (Round Barrow(s)) — Fieldnotes

The Shrewsbury Tumulus, the sole survivor of 6 siblings... Nestles comfortably between roads and houses. Enclosed by a wiry metal fence, it nevertheless retains a certain power over it's surroundings, subtly deforming the tarmac.

The closeness of the modern trappings gives this mound an especially eternal quality.

It seems all the ancient sites In this city have been moved, contained or otherwise diminished - an acknowledgement of their potency perhaps...

Despite being opened in the past, what it ever contained (or still may contain) no one knows...

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Darley Dale (Ancient Trackway) — Folklore

Could the path be an old Corpse Way? A ritual route that was used to transport the recently deceased, and believed to be a conduit for supernatural or shamanic energies... These ways are sometimes marked with stones, either ritual or practical. Is it dead straight, as these paths often are...

Paul Devereux goes into detail about such features in 'Haunted Land'
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