Fiction & Folklore

Legends and Superstitions of the County of Durham

County Durham – weird and wonderful

County Durham is an ancient place with a deep and rich history. So it is really not too surprising to ...
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Sir John Lambton Battling the Lambton Worm Source: English fairy and other folk tales, by Edwin Sidney Hartland (1890)

The Lambton Worm

The River Wear snakes for forty miles through the County of Durham in Northeast England. From high up in Weardale ...
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Andy Capp statue on the Headland at Hartlepool

Andy Capp statue in Hartlepool

Andy Capp was created by Hartlepool-born cartoonist Reg Smythe and first appeared in the Daily Mirror newspaper on Monday 5th August ...
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