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*Inspiration for Stone Circle came from Stonehenge in the English County [[Wiltshire]], as well as other stone circles, such as Avebury.<ref name="pts333" />
 
*Inspiration for Stone Circle came from Stonehenge in the English County [[Wiltshire]], as well as other stone circles, such as Avebury.<ref name="pts333" />
 
*In recalling the first time the young actors in the [[Harry Potter (film series)|films]] first saw the stones, art director Alan Gilmore commented "I heard they asked [[Alfonso Cuarón|Alfonso]] if the stones were why he chose the location. It's always gratifying when your work is mistaken for the real thing!"<ref name="pts333" />
 
*In recalling the first time the young actors in the [[Harry Potter (film series)|films]] first saw the stones, art director Alan Gilmore commented "I heard they asked [[Alfonso Cuarón|Alfonso]] if the stones were why he chose the location. It's always gratifying when your work is mistaken for the real thing!"<ref name="pts333" />
*Since the circle is a sundial<ref name="pts333"/>, it is possible it was used to adjust the time shown on the [[Clock Tower]]'s dial.
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*Since the circle is a sundial<ref name="pts333"/>, it is possible it was used to adjust the time shown on the [[Clock Tower]]'s dial should the clock become out of sequence with the actual time of day.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

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Stone Circle
Location information
Location

Grounds, Hogwarts Castle, Scotland, Great Britain

Affiliation

Hogwarts School

The Stone Circle is, as its name suggests, a circle of giant stones that is on the grounds of Hogwarts just outside of the Covered Bridge. The circle is a sundial.[1]

Behind the scenes

Appearances

Notes and references


Hogwarts Castle
Hogwarts grounds
Training Grounds · Secret room near the Training Grounds · Hagrid's Hut · Hagrid's pumpkin patch · Hagrid's garden · Secret Garden · Forbidden Forest · Hogwarts greenhouses · Sundial Garden · Gatehouse · Quidditch Pitch · Incendio Challenge · Quidditch Gate · Quidditch viaduct · Broomshed · Entrance Gates · Entrance footpath · Pixie water well · Clock Tower Courtyard · Wooden Bridge · Road to Hogwarts · Ravenclaw Duelling Arena · Quidditch Training Pitch · Gargoyle Gate · White Tomb · Great Lake · Ravine · Road to Hogsmeade · Lawn by Forbidden Forest · Path to Owlery · Path to the Whomping Willow · Locker rooms


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