Standing Stones & Monolith Folklore

 
Dancing Stone

Location: Wrington (Somerset) - The Waterstone
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Nights of the full moon
Further Comments: This stone becomes animated on nights of the full moon.


 
William the Giant

Location: Wroot (Yorkshire) - Thumb Stone and Little Finger Stone (no longer present?)
Type: Curse
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: These two boulders were thrown into position by William, the local giant and wizard. A farmer who tried to move one using six horses failed to do so, and all the horses died shortly after their attempt - it became known that to mess with the stones was unlucky.


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