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  1. Lydiate Hall

    [QUOTE=ChrisGeorge;165378]Thanks for the pics, Samp. I had not heard about "Cromwell's Stone" before and it's interesting to see. I do know about the Roundhead siege of Lathom House, which is part of the lore of Lancashire. That it's thought that the holes in the stone (presumably sandstone) could have been used to cast shot used in the siege is interesting to speculate, although one might suspect that red hot iron or lead might have split the stone. But what do I know. In any case ...
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  2. Lydiate Hall

    [QUOTE=ChrisGeorge;165378]Thanks for the pics, Samp. I had not heard about "Cromwell's Stone" before and it's interesting to see. I do know about the Roundhead siege of Lathom House, which is part of the lore of Lancashire. That it's thought that the holes in the stone (presumably sandstone) could have been used to cast shot used in the siege is interesting to speculate, although one might suspect that red hot iron or lead might have split the stone. But what do I know. In any case ...
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