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Fairies in Sacks – Poachers Beware!

In his book Welsh Folklore, published in 1887, Elias Owen mentions the following story from Llandrillo in Denbighshire: Nearby was a little valley called Cwm Pennant, after the river which ran through it, and the valley was believed to be … Continue reading

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Bramall Hall – Moved by the Fairies!

Bramall Hall, on Hall Road in Bramhall, is several centuries old. Parts of the building date from the late 1590s. A short distance from the hall is Crow Holt Wood and this, so the legend says, is where the builders … Continue reading

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Lancashire Folk – the Book!

Pleased to announced that Lancashire Folk is finally available!  It is now in stock and available for purchase from the distributor, Gazelle Books.  For direct customers Gazelle have set up a promotional offer which will allow you to buy the … Continue reading

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Extwistle Hall

Now in ruins, this ancient house is situated above Swinden Reservoir. It dates from the late 1500s and was once home to the Parker family. Captain Robert Parker lived here with his family in the 17th century and he features … Continue reading

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Penwortham – a Fairy Funeral

Near St Mary’s Church, be wary of laying eyes on the Fairy Funeral, for such a sighting foretells your death! It is said that two men were walking this way late one night, at the dangerous hour of midnight. One … Continue reading

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