Ancient Mysteries of Britain

Ancient Mysteries of Britain

Janet Bord, Colin Bord

Britain is a land jam-packed with attention-grabbing old websites and noteworthy actual positive aspects. The panorama itself, with its many idiosyncrasies and weird features, serves as a key to the previous - the stone circles, prehistoric household dwellings, tombs and temples, rock carvings, earthworks, holy wells and Roman continues to be, all comprise clues of civilisations gone and trace at how our ancestors used to reside. during this lavishly-illustrated and intensely readable consultant, authors Janet and Colin Bord discover the origins of such positive factors and examine the traditional websites linked to folklore and legend.

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Devil's Bridge

There are rather 3 bridges right here above one another, crossing
the River Mynach the place it runs via a deep gorge. The
lowest of the 3 used to be outfitted by means of the satan, in keeping with legend .
He observed that an outdated woman's cow was once stranded at the unsuitable side
of the gorge and stated he may construct her a bridge if he could
become the landlord of the 1st dwelling creature to take advantage of it. She
agreed, but if the bridge was once accomplished she threw a bit of
bread over , which used to be chased by means of her puppy, and the satan was
outwitted. In one other model of this tale...

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