Stone Circles and Standing Stones
Wherever stone circles and standing stones exist, they have been connected with fairies. The Channel Isles were once thought to be fairy islands, because of the many prehistoric graves, stone circles and monuments there. Locals believed that they had been built by Les Petits Faîtiaux [the fairies] to live in. The prehistoric sites themselves were sometimes called pouquelaie or ‘fairy dwellings’.
The beings that inhabit sacred sites are as old as time; they…
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