SD8733 : Extwistle Hall

taken 10 years ago, near to Worsthorne, Lancashire, Great Britain

Extwistle Hall
Extwistle Hall
The main body of Extwistle Hall dates from 1580, the rear wing from 1637 and was the home of the Parker family. Local legend tells the story of Captain Robert Parker who, after a meeting with the Jacobites in the early 18th Century witnessed a goblin funeral passing near to Extwistle Hall. He hid in some bushes but was horrified to see the goblin procession bearing a coffin inscribed with his own name. He took this as a warning against siding with the Jacobites and withdrew his support, refusing to take any part in the failed uprising of 1715. Extwistle hall is currently abandoned.
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SD8733, 43 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 October, 2009
Category
Hall   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 875 338 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:48.0211N 2:11.4030W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 876 337
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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