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'JACOB'S POST' AT WIVELSFIELD

'JACOB'S POST' AT WIVELSFIELD

This is the remains of a gibbet whence the corpse of a murdering Jew pedlar, Jacob Harris, swung in chains in 1734, as the date on the weathercock records. He had been executed at Horsham, but was hung up to rot here by the scene of his crime

Other pictures from Historic Scenes along the Brighton Road


SCENES OF ANCIENT INTEREST AT GODSTONE, ON THE OLD ROAD TO BRIGHTON

AT REIGATE WHERE THE ANCIENT PILGRIMS' WAY WAS BROKEN

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