The following story was published in ‘English Fairy and Other Folk Tales’ by Edwin Sidney Hartland , under the title ‘Billy B—‘s Adventure’ and Robert Hunt’s ‘Popular Romances of the West of England’ was cited.
Specific Location: Wharfdale
In his ‘Yorkshire Legends and Traditions’ (1888), Rev Thomas Parkinson gave the following account of how the stones known as The Devil’s Apronful got their name.
There stories throughout Britain of the Devil building bridges and Rev Thomas Parkinson in his ‘Yorkshire Legends and Traditions’ (1888) gives the following account for the bridge over the River Dibb at Burnsall.
The caves of this deep limestone ravine are the haunt of trolls and sprites. The Gill is also associated with a black dog legend.