West door, Elsenham, Essex

July Miscellany

July Miscellany Upcoming Events Making Your Mark 2020 symposium has been postponed to October 2021 The Apotropaios website now has ...
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Magical House Protection: The Archaeology of Counter-Witchcraft

Magical House Protection: the Archaeology of Counter-Witchcraft. Brian Hoggard, Berghahn, 2019. A solidly researched synthesis of the archaeological information to ...
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The Book of English Magic

The Book of English Magic. Philip Carr-Gomm and Richard Heygate. Hodder, 2009. Fun and games for a wet weekend in ...
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St Mary, Upchurch & St Margaret, Lower Halstow

St Mary, Upchurch & St Margaret, Lower Halstow The Kent villages of Upchurch and Lower Halstow lay roughly five and ...
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All Saints, Chingford, London

All Saints, Chingford, London All Saints Church in Chingford, is usually known as the 'Old Church'. While there is evidence ...
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June Miscellany

June Miscellany UpComing Events CCT Churches to be opening from 7 July Items of Interest Boat graffiti found in Italian ...
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St Michael, Great Sampford, Essex (3/3)

St Michael, Great Sampford, Essex (3/3) Chancel Graffiti This is the third and last post about St Michael, Great Sampford ...
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Cross, St Candida & Holy Cross Church, Whitechurch Canonicorum

May Miscellany

May Miscellany Items of Interest French blog post on ritual burn marks How Satan-fearing Scots used apotropaic marks to ward ...
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St Michael, Great Sampford, Essex (2/3)

St Michael, Great Sampford, Essex (2/3) North Aisle Graffiti Following on from the previous post about St Michael's church in ...
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St Michael, Great Sampford, Essex (1/3)

St Michael, Great Sampford, Essex (1/3) You only need to walk around the exterior of St Michael in Great Sampford ...
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The Handbook of Folklore, Traditional Beliefs, Practices, Customs, Stories and Sayings.

Dull, with intervals of brilliance: The Handbook of Folklore, Traditional Beliefs, Practices, Customs, Stories and Sayings. Charlotte Sophia Burne, London ...
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Prisoner graffiti, Tower of London

April Miscellany

April Miscellany Upcoming Events Making Your Mark 2020 graffiti symposium is announced with a call for papers Brian Hoggard has ...
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