Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Raining bones in Whitby

The Daily Mail has an article on St Mary's Church of Whitby, famous as an inspiration behind Bram Stoker's Dracula story. Located on the edge of the cliff, recent erosion has apparently seen human bones from the cemetery raining down on the locals below (they've been gathered up and reinterred away from the cliff).

The full story is at

(With thanks to @orelsee via Twitter)


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