- Stanton Drew
- Standing stones in Somerset, England, associated with a legend of the DEVIL. The Stanton Drew stones consist of three stone circles, two stone avenues, a cove, and a fallen stone called Hautville’s Quoit. According to lore, a wedding was held one Saturday, and the guests danced late into the night. At midnight, the fiddler stopped and said he could not play on the sabbath. A mysterious dark man appeared and continued the fiddling, and the guests danced faster and faster, unable to stop. At dawn, the music suddenly stopped, and the mysterious man was revealed to be the Devil himself. The guests were unable to flee. The Devil told them that one day he would return to play for them again. Until that day, the guests are frozen in place as the standing stones.FURTHER READING:- Bord, Janet, and Colin Bord. Mysterious Britain. London: Granada, 1974.
Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology. Rosemary Ellen Guiley. 2009.
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