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Wednesday, 26 March 2014

The Druid's Stone, Bungay, Suffolk


The Druid's Stone in the grounds of St Mary's Church has an interesting legend attached to it.

Folklore and local gossip claim that it was used by the druids in religious ceremonies over 2000 years ago. It's interesting to note that churches were often built on pagan shrines and so the stone could have formed part of such a structure. 

Others claim it was brought here from Bungay Castle after the castle fell into ruin. But why someone would go to the trouble of doing this for no apparent purpose has yet to be explained.

 It's said that you can call up the Devil by dancing around it twelve times. You have been warned!

Friday, 21 March 2014

John West featured in the Coastal Scene newspaper

 
I've been featured in a Suffolk newspaper after I was asked to visit the Swan in Alderton to look into the alleged hauntings there. Here's the report. Click on the images for a closer look.