Witch Lake

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Witch Lake 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

SSE witch + SSE lake

It is marked on the modern OS 1:10,000 digital map (2006), a pool in the coastal rocks to the north of Witch Hill.

‘Tradition has it that it was here the witches were tested as to their powers of floating previous to being burned’ (OS Name Book 99, 8).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3