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Wayland's Smithy

Wayland's Smithy is a Neolithic long barrow and chamber tomb site located near the Uffington White Horse and Uffington Castle, at Ashbury in the English county of Oxfordshire (historically in Berkshire).

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  • English Heritage
    A fine and atmospheric Neolithic chambered long barrow 2km (11/4 miles) along the Ridgeway from the Uffington White Horse: it was once believed to be the habitation of the Saxon smith-god Wayland.
  • Berkshire History
    Wayland's Smithy is a neolithic chambered long barrow, made famous by Sir Walter Scott in his Kenilworth, the tale of a Berkshire farrier. It sits within a charming beech grove by the side of the Ridgeway.
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  • Wikipedia
    Wayland's Smithy is a Neolithic long barrow and chamber tomb site located near the Uffington White Horse and Uffington Castle, at Ashbury in the English county of Oxfordshire (historically in Berkshire).
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