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Wayland's Smithy, located in Oxfordshire, is one of many prehistoric sites associated with Wayland, the God of blacksmithing. According to legend, a traveller whose horse had lost a shoe could leave his horse and some money of the capstone of the tomb and return the next morning to find the horse shod and the money gone. It is thought that the invisible Smithy may have been linked to this site for many centuries before the Saxons recognized him as Wayland. The Ancient Britons may have been accustomed to offer money here, perhaps as a votive offering to the local God.

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