Traveller's Guide to Fairy Sites: The Landscape and Folklore of Fairyland in England, Wales and Scotland

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Concentrating on places that are identifiable and able to be visited today, the sources drawn on range from traditional folklore to modern first-hand sighting reports. The entries give precise locations, including Ordnance Survey map references. All the different types of Little People are represented. They are mostly not the pretty winged fairies that appear in children's picture books. Real fairies can be frightening. By reading these stories and travelling to the fairy sites, the reader will gain a sense of ...
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Concentrating on places that are identifiable and able to be visited today, the sources drawn on range from traditional folklore to modern first-hand sighting reports. The entries give precise locations, including Ordnance Survey map references. All the different types of Little People are represented. They are mostly not the pretty winged fairies that appear in children's picture books. Real fairies can be frightening. By reading these stories and travelling to the fairy sites, the reader will gain a sense of what it is to inhabit that Otherworld of the fairies.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780906362648
  • Publisher: Gothic Image Publications
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Pages: 294
  • Product dimensions: 4.40 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

General county guide map vi
Introduction 1
England 9
Cornwall 12
Devon 24
Dorset 30
Somerset 36
Southern England - Berkshire, Hampshire, London, East and West Sussex, Wiltshire 44
Eastern England - Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Suffolk 54
East Midlands - Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire 62
West Midlands - Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire 68
North Midlands - Cheshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire 76
Lancashire (including Merseyside) 84
Yorshire - East, South, West, North 92
Cumbria 104
Durham and Northumberland (including Tyne & Wear) 110
Isle of Man 118
Wales 127
Gwynedd (including Anglesey) 130
Conwy 146
North-East Wales (Denbighshire, Flintshire, Wrexham) 154
Powys 166
South-West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire) 174
South Wales (Glamorgan, Monmouthshire) 184
Scotland 191
Dumfries & Galloway (including Ayrshire) 194
Scottish Borders (including Lothians and Edinburgh) 200
North-East Scotland (Aberdeenshire, Moray, Angus) with Perth & Kinross 206
Argyll & Bute with Stirling 212
Highland (South) (including Skye) 220
Highland (North) 234
Western Isles 240
Orkney and Shetland Islands 246
Appendix Note on St Collen 255
Bibliography 259
Sources 260
Index 279
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