I have already written about the haunting of Potsford Gibbet in a previous post but would like to share with you another interesting legend connected with the wood. According to tradition, there was a large stone or boulder next to the gibbet which screamed if you kicked it with your heel. Whether this story started circulating after the execution of Jonah Snell is not known.
It appears that the stone has long since vanished as a recent visit to the wood failed to locate it.
8/26/2018 08:19:41 am
It amazes me to know that you have a very deep love towards woods. You find a different form of serenity when you're at the woods, and there's nothing you can feel but relaxation. I am happy to know that this kind of people exist and they are always ready to protect the trees we have. The story of the past shouldn't be dig anymore. But I am happy that people are still choosing to be like this. By the way, thank you for this very kind update.
9/22/2018 06:48:35 am
Thanks for your kind words. I've always loved visiting woods since I was a child. There is a peace and serenity in them that is beyond words :)
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