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Letter to the Mercury speculates on Calder Stones’ ‘druidic’ origin

Newspaper cutting, 1886

A fascinating letter to the Liverpool Mercury written in May 1886 speculating on the possible ‘druidic’ origins of the Calder Stones.

This myth remains in local folklore to this day, particularly because of the circular form given to the Stones by the first owner of the Mansion House.

Issue 11960, Monday, 10 May.