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Wayland's Smithy
Saxon God settles in Berkshire

Wayland's Smithy -  Nash Ford Publishing
  • Wayland's Smithy is a prehistoric long barrow on the Berkshire Downs. It stands next to the Ridgeway at Ashbury.
  • The Saxons thought it was the home of their god of metalworking. He was called Wayland the Smith.
  • Lots of stories were told about Wayland at his Smithy.
  • More information coming soon.


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