A Cockatrice was supposedly killed here when the peat in which it was hiding were set on fire. It had, according to local tradition been found whilst still in its egg. A woman had got her hen to sit on the egg until it hatched. Unfortunately when it hatched it ate the hen’s chicks then ran off.
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To start we have this 12th century carved stone featuring 3 demons tormenting a man. One demon is even pulling out the man's soul through his mouth!
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Th’ Pob Hole, Springhead - where a local witch Nan o’ Pob committed suicide and her ghost terrorised the next three generations. #occult #Oldham #Lancashire #Springhead #witch http://www.mysteriousbritain.co.uk/folklore/th-pob-hole-springhead/