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The Callanish Standing Stones at Callanish on the Isle of Lewis date back around 5000 years and are composed of towering stones made from Lewisian Gneiss. Local legend believes that the stones are giants who were turned into stones because they refused to convert to christianity.
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The Callanish Standing Stones at Callanish on the Isle of Lewis date back around 5000 years and are composed of towering stones made from Lewisian Gneiss. Local legend believes that the stones are giants who were turned into stones because they refused to convert to christianity.