// The Eeriness of Chanctonbury Ring //

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‘Though most people are fond of Chanctonbury Ring, there are also many who feel strongly that it has a ‘cold, evil feeling’, and will point out that ‘no birds ever sing there’. Many refuse to go among the trees or picnic near them, but give no specific stories to account for their impressions.’

 –  J. Simpson (1969), ‘Legends of Chanctonbury Ring’.  Folklore, 80 (2), pp.122-131.

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