Holton cum Beckering is a tiny village 6 miles south of Market Rasen with a population of 140 at the 2001 census.
"Here lies John Higgs A famous man for killing pigs..."
In 1725, a group of hunters were making their way through Hertswold Forest in Hanover, Germany. Fighting through the dense woodland, the party came upon the dishevelled figure of a boy.
What may seem to be a simple piece of masonry is in fact the memorial to the most brutal and hysterical of executions.
He was known as a “marriage wrecker”. People would dedicate every spare moment of their lives trying to catch his eye. He was huge, powerful, handsome and a legend of the scene
The Hellfire Caves of Buckinghamshire are a familiar haunt for many modern ghost hunters and have a sinister history to match.
I must sound like a broken record, but I truly believe that every church has a fascinating history, or a weird little artefact hidden inside, and St Mary’s at Barton is no different.
Today the Wollstonecraft/Godwin grave survives as an unassuming block of stone beside far grander memorials...
The Hardy Tree is a centuries-old ash tree surrounded by a radiating circle of densely-packed headstones. But why was it created?
As much as the Victorians revelled in beauty and sentimentality, they really were a bunch of morbid sods at heart.