GreatLeighs_WitchesStone

Great Leighs

Scrapfaggot Green

 

Local legend

Anne Hughes said to have been burnt at the stake 1621 for causing death by witchcraft

A stone outside the Castle Inn marks her grave

 

Fact

Elizabeth Brooke hung 1584 for causing death by witchcraft

Anne Hughes was acquitted in 1621 and died of natural causes in December 1669