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La Roque qui Sonne

Passage Grave, Guernsey

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A rathrsonn2.jpg (13386 bytes)er sad looking few stones that are the remains of a very grand tomb indeed, one with nine capstones.  Legend tells that the rest of the monument was broken up, loaded on ships an used for local building. The ships sank carrying the cargoes of stone, and horrible things befel Mr Hocart, the culprit, and his houses. According to the Kinnes guide book the story has been substantially verified by folklore expert Sri Edgar MacCulloch.

Access: In the corner of Vale parish school playground. Perry's guide map square 7F5

Rating: General Impression 2, Ambience 1, Access 4

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