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'Witch's cottage' unearthed near Pendle Hill, Lancashire

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'Witch's cottage' unearthed near Pendle Hill, Lancashire

Post by erechwydd » Thu December 8th, 2011, 10:34 am

Archaeologists surveying for United Utilities have discovered a '17th Century cottage, complete with mummified cat' under a grass mound in the village of Barley, Lancashire, close to Pendle Hill. More information and some pictures on the BBC News site here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-la ... e-16066680

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Post by wendy » Thu December 8th, 2011, 1:47 pm

This is interesting, but not very conclusive of any association with one of the known Pendle Witches! Nice theory for the local tourism industry though.
Wendy K. Perriman
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