NY3528 : On Southerfell

taken 9 years ago, near to Scales, Cumbria, Great Britain

On Southerfell
On Southerfell
With the actual summit in the distance.

There is a legend of a spectral army that was seen marching along the summit ridge. In happened on midsummer eve 1735 when a farm labourer at Blake Hills Farm (NY3628) saw troop movements near the summit lasting an hour.

Two years later, also on Midsummer's eve, the farmer himself saw some soldiers mounted on horses. All the farmer's family saw the army.

Again on Midsummer's eve 1745 26 persons saw the apparition including now carriages and testified as such to the local magistrate.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 February, 2009
Category
Fells   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 353 288 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.0079N 3:0.2540W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 352 287
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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