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Wayland's Smithy

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Unusual among ancient monuments in being associated with a much more recent period than its actual date. The name refers to the Anglo-Saxon smith god Wayland (somewhat similar to Vulcan/Hephaistos), but it is in fact a neolithic long barrow.

A general view:


The entrance:


A beech mast in a hole in one of the pylons (no idea whether it was put there by man or beast):


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Number 1 for me James. Some nice shadows and a good range of tones. Liking the composition too.  

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