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Photo-a-Day (Thursday, 5th August, 2010)
by Mick Byrne (Sony T700)
Skull in the wall of Skull House, Appley Bridge.
on 5th August 2010 at 01:29
This brings back great memories. What a wonderful house inside, back in the sixties. That's when the Tricket family lived there. The 2 Tricket brothers were school friends of my brother Roy.
on 5th August 2010 at 01:48
Fascinating! What's the story?
A Parr Australia
on 5th August 2010 at 03:27
Good pic. mike. Im, first off the rank. Spooky blue eyes.
on 5th August 2010 at 11:40
good photo,the green eyes follow you.
on 5th August 2010 at 18:29
Actually Ellen there is a story because the skull I saw was a real one and it was inside the house in a box. Mind you I never found out the story of the skull.
on 5th August 2010 at 19:39
I also saw the skull in the 60s Derek and at that time they believed it was the skull of a priest who had died while hiding up the chimney.
But last year I was talking to the son of the same family who thought the priest story was true but they had the skull examined by a orthopaedic surgeon and he said the skull was a female.
So that put a end to the priest story.
on 5th August 2010 at 22:37
ledgend has it that somone once threw the scull in the river douglas. The scull reappeared and the person died shortley after.well thats that what i heard any way
on 6th August 2010 at 01:50
their is a pre christian tradition of skulls in walls ,and house walls .It was strong in derbyshire.
on 6th August 2010 at 13:27
That skull was made by putting some left over cement that some builder had left over into a rubber mask.
Its got nothing to do with traditions
on 6th August 2010 at 15:58
I know completely nothing at all on this subject..but common sense tells me i must agree with Mick.!!!
on 7th August 2010 at 01:16
I'm with you,Jean!
on 14th August 2010 at 18:28
Dont spoil the mystery, Mick Jean and Ellen, we all can see what it is made from. but there is a tale to be told about it as you can see above.
on 5th September 2010 at 20:46
DOES THE SURNAMES HUGHES OR TINSLEY
COME TO MIND
on 15th June 2012 at 14:23
were they the same family who owned the cattle market on frog lane ? (at the back of parry's motor parts)
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