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The 'Corpse Way' (near Heptonstall)

Cross on The 'Corpse Way' (near Heptonstall)
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Contributor: Alex Balmforth

added notes: dating back to the time when bodies might have to be transported from remote communtites to their burial place. Along the way would be crosses and coffin stones where the bearers could put down the body and take a rest.


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