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Devil's Den

A cromlech in a valley, near Marlborough. It now consists of two large uprights and an impost. The third upright has fallen. Some of the farm labourers, a few years ago, fastened a team of horses to the impost, and tried, but without effect, to drag it down.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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