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Radcliffe Tower and the sad tale of Fair Ellen

Radcliffe Tower stands on Church Street in Radcliffe, Manchester. This manor house was built in 1403 and it once had two towers and a moat but most of it was demolished in the 19th century. The remaining tower is now, … Continue reading

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Superstitious Lancashire – Animals and Birds

They were a superstitious lot, those old Lancastrians. Naturally they were worried by a myriad of things unseen – the boggarts and ghosts that haunt this county – but they also held superstitious beliefs about all kinds of perfectly visible … Continue reading

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