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Diana's Well (Sacred Well)

There is a poem about the well, said to testify to its purity;

"Whoever eats Hammer nuts and drinks Diana's water (watter)
Will never leave Witton while he's a rag or tatter."

Penshaw Hill (Hillfort)

Associated with the Penshaw Monument is the tale of the Lampton Worm, which is apparently how the hill got its rings, indeed this type of hill fort would be highly unusual, even in the period in which it was built few such ornate hill forts existed for hundred's of miles.

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