The Whispering Knights, part of the complex of prehistoric standing stones known as the Rollright Stones in Oxfordshire, England. Well known to Tolkien, it's likely that stones like these formed part of his inspiration for the ancient monuments among the Barrow-downs.
The downs to the east of the Shire that held the ancient burial grounds of Men. During the time of the realm of Angmar, evil things came to dwell among the barrows, and some were still to be found there at the time of the War of the Ring.
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