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This to parts once formed a single stone. In the Middle Ages he was probably used as pillory, an iron ring and the name are still reminding. 'Frappe Cul' can be translated as 'Arse beater'
'La Pierre Sainte-Agathe' is still visible, standing in a garden in the hamlet 'Trémouroux', a toponyme containing the Celtic prefix 'Tre', common in Bretagne - France.
Actually the stone only measure 70 cm above the surface.
In the region the superstition existed that ignorant or reckless men who've sharpen their knife on this stone, should lose their tool whit in a year...
These remarkable stones, near the road to Dinant, are not classified as megaliths. The stone on the left picture is standing in a front garden. The other stone is standing 30 meter further on, direction Dinant, in face of the street 'Chemin des Forges'.
The 'Cromlech' of Fagnolle, formed by eight big blocks of rock and several little ones, is no more recognized as a megalithic monument. About 120 meter from this 'rock formation', an other remarkable stone called 'La pierre aux sacrifices' or the 'Sacrifice stone'.
South of Fagnolle, in Nismes, is situated a big rock who looks like a standing stone.'
North of the village Weillen, near the castle of Montaigle, exist the legend stone 'La pierre du diable'. It's a block measuring 2m40 long and 1m20 large. According the legend the hollowing on the surface is a print of the Devil's body, which once reposed on the stone. This legend is comparable the legend told in Wéris, where is situated the 'Lit du diable'. (Devil's bed).