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Rock Carvings of Northern Britain by Stan Beckensall.
Part of the brilliant Shire Archaeology series.
Cover photograph by Stan Beckensall shows a rock carving at Old Beswick, Northumberland - “a good example of concentric circles that flow into each other; ducts flow down the rock, linking the figures.”

Rock Carvings of Northern Britain by Stan Beckensall.

Part of the brilliant Shire Archaeology series.

Cover photograph by Stan Beckensall shows a rock carving at Old Beswick, Northumberland - “a good example of concentric circles that flow into each other; ducts flow down the rock, linking the figures.”

5 days ago
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The Chapelkill Tourist Board is releasing a new series of books encouraging visitors to get out.
Copies will be available at the Front Desk.

The Chapelkill Tourist Board is releasing a new series of books encouraging visitors to get out.

Copies will be available at the Front Desk.

1 month ago
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"Below there! Look out! Look out! For God’s sake clear the way!"

"Below there! Look out! Look out! For God’s sake clear the way!"

1 month ago
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Beneath a bloated, fish-belly sky snow began to fall on the moorland above the town. The vesper bell rang for evening prayer but the church pews sat empty. Gangs of fathers and husbands and sons had gathered on the market square. Armed with pitchforks and burning torches, and roused by drink and the dramatic testimony of a child, the pack marched on a crumbling farm at the edge of the forest. Forcing their way inside, the town’s menfolk tore the six accused from the warmth of their kitchen and into the bitter night.

From A Thin Place by James Cessford, to be published in September by the Chapelkill Library Press 

Beneath a bloated, fish-belly sky snow began to fall on the moorland above the town. The vesper bell rang for evening prayer but the church pews sat empty. Gangs of fathers and husbands and sons had gathered on the market square. Armed with pitchforks and burning torches, and roused by drink and the dramatic testimony of a child, the pack marched on a crumbling farm at the edge of the forest. Forcing their way inside, the town’s menfolk tore the six accused from the warmth of their kitchen and into the bitter night.

From A Thin Place by James Cessford, to be published in September by the Chapelkill Library Press 

1 month ago
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furtho:

Igor Grubic’s Monument

furtho:

Igor Grubic’s Monument

1 month ago
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The Pendle Witches by Richard Catlow
Published by Hendon Publishing Co. Ltd., Nelson, Lancs.

Cover image from an oil painting by Norman Bocking. It depicts Frances Dickenson on her magic steed. The shadow is that of a young boy Edmund Robinson whom Frances Dickenson is reputed to have made ride with her to a witches’ feast at Hoarstones, near Fence.

The Pendle Witches by Richard Catlow

Published by Hendon Publishing Co. Ltd., Nelson, Lancs.

Cover image from an oil painting by Norman Bocking. It depicts Frances Dickenson on her magic steed. The shadow is that of a young boy Edmund Robinson whom Frances Dickenson is reputed to have made ride with her to a witches’ feast at Hoarstones, near Fence.

3 days ago
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A Thin Place by James Cessford, published by The Chapelkill Library Press.
Out now at Amazon. Coming soon to iBooks, Barnes & Noble and Kobo.

A Thin Place by James Cessford, published by The Chapelkill Library Press.

Out now at Amazon. Coming soon to iBooks, Barnes & Noble and Kobo.

6 days ago
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Chapelkill Infographic
In the interests of transparency Chapelkill Council has put together this new infographic illustrating how it spends your money.
This was designed by the brains in the Reference Library using their new Demdike606 computer operating computer-system.

Chapelkill Infographic

In the interests of transparency Chapelkill Council has put together this new infographic illustrating how it spends your money.

This was designed by the brains in the Reference Library using their new Demdike606 computer operating computer-system.

1 month ago
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This is why the lift in Chapelkill Library is permanently Out of Order.
(From page 13 of Haunted Houses: Ghosts & Spectres by Eric Maple and Lyn Myring. Part of Usborne Pocketbook’s Supernatural Guides series.  The Head Librarian’s favourite book for many, many years.)

This is why the lift in Chapelkill Library is permanently Out of Order.

(From page 13 of Haunted Houses: Ghosts & Spectres by Eric Maple and Lyn Myring. Part of Usborne Pocketbook’s Supernatural Guides series.  The Head Librarian’s favourite book for many, many years.)

1 month ago
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Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier, Penguin 1973
Cover illustration by the brilliant Charles Raymond

Chapelkill Library

Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier, Penguin 1973

Cover illustration by the brilliant Charles Raymond

1 month ago
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