Lingering beneath the trees
Ghosts frozen in time
The wind remembers old tales
Stones guard forgotten secrets
We visited the circle for the first time recently… something we have been meaning to do for a while, but as always, we had to wait util the time felt right to do so. I have yet to write about that visit, or even look through all the photos… it is a strange, secretive place. Because of its secluded location, the circle is still in use by local pagans and discrete tokens of respect and offering are tucked away throughout the little wood.
There are so many unusual features and so many stones that it is difficult to make sense of the site at first glance, but there is a central circle of six standing stones, once joined by a dry stone wall, around a central lawn. Cremation burials, urns and small cups were found within the circle when it was excavated. Behind the circle is a cairn that held further cremations and a faience bead.
It is a site with too many stories to tell to gie more than a glimpse here… but I will get around to writing up this and other sites we have visited…
Thank you so much to everyone who took part this week. I reblogged as many as I could, given that I was away, but all the posts are listed below, so please click on the links to read them and leave a comment for the author! Thank you too, to everyone who reblogged the prompt, round up and the individual resposes!
A new prompt will be published later today. I will reblog as many contributions as space and time allows, as they come in… and all of them will be featured in the round-up on Thursday.
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