Hole of the Laidley Worm (Easington (Northumberland))
A natural spring emerges through a hole in the crags here. The hole itself is traditionally though to be the home of a monster called the Laidley Worm. A poem about the worm has been written, possibly in 1320, but more likely in the 18th century.
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; J H Ostridge|
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1964; W D Johnston
Source of Reference
Local History of Easington (Northumberland)
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