Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Legend of Giles Roper and the Devil on Fairsnape Fell

Giles Roper was crossing Fair Snape Fell one night, on his way home, when he came to a large boulder which was locally feared as a spot frequented by the Devil himself. Giles gave these rumours no real credence but … Continue reading

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Greenhalgh Castle, Garstang

Greenhalgh Castle was built in 1490, by the Earl of Derby.  It is clear that he felt the need of a fortified home, because he sought permission from the King to crenelate and ‘embattle’ the building.  It originally had four … Continue reading

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