The Fox and Fiddler

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A chambermaid named Sarah was said to have been walled up here by the Witchfinder General, Matthew Hopkins. Sarah is a good soul with a good sense of humour, described as being short, blonde, and in an old chambermaid costume.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

1 St John's St
Colchester CO2 7AA
United Kingdom

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51.8875755, 0.8963533999999527
Nearest Towns:
Colchester, UK (0.3 mi.)
Lexden, UK (1.3 mi.)
Mile End, UK (2.0 mi.)
West Bergholt, UK (3.4 mi.)
Horkesley, UK (3.4 mi.)
Great Horkesley, UK (3.4 mi.)
Rowhedge, UK (3.5 mi.)
Abberton, UK (3.8 mi.)
Wivenhoe, UK (4.0 mi.)
Wyvenhoe, UK (4.0 mi.)


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