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5 edition of Folklore of Sussex found in the catalog.

Folklore of Sussex

Jacqueline Simpson

Folklore of Sussex

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Published by Tempus Publishing, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Local history,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • Sussex,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • FOLKLORE_GREAT BRITAIN,
  • Social Science / Folklore & Mythology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7982304M
    ISBN 100752424696
    ISBN 109780752424699


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This book, when it was first published inwas the first to be entirely devoted to Sussex folklore. This new edition contains information collected over the last 30 years, updated accounts of county customs and, alongside the original line drawings, is illustrated with photographs and printed ephemera relating to Sussex lore/5(5).

Great addition to my collection of Sussex books. This comes with an interactive online map with walks to make the book even more useful as an entertaining guide to the area.

It is written in a lovely conversational style, to be read from cover to cover or to pick village folklore out as you visit them/5(5). This book, when it was first published inwas the first to be entirely devoted to Sussex folklore. This new edition contains information collected over the last 30 years, updated accounts of county customs and, alongside the original line drawings, is illustrated with photographs and printed ephemera relating to Sussex : Focusing on Sussex County in southeast England, this book examines the folklore of the area, such as the seasonal customs, traditions, rituals, and taboos/5.

This book, when it was first published inwas the first to be entirely devoted to Sussex folklore. This new edition contains information collected over the last 30 years, updated accounts of county customs and, alongside the original line drawings, is illustrated with photographs and printed ephemera relating to Sussex lore.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simpson, Jacqueline. Folklore of Sussex. London, Batsford, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. This book, when it was first published inwas the first to be entirely devoted to Sussex folklore.

This new edition contains information collected over the last thirty years, updated accounts of county customs and, alongside the original line drawings, is illustrated with photographs and printed ephemera relating to Sussex lore.

Michael O’Leary’s Sussex Folk Tales is like one of the many books of reminiscences, hauntings, local histories, weird tales, autobiography, and so on, which can be trawled for gems of pseudo-information and foaflore for redeployment on performative s: 9. Fairies play a significant role in Sussex folklore.

Hilaire Belloc, a writer and historian who grew up in Sussex, once recounted the story that the fairies would come out to dance in fairy rings on Halloween, and Rudyard Kipling wrote two stories about Sussex fairies.

Click on the above link to download a free interactive map (pdf) of folklore in Sussex and the South Downs. The map is based on Jacqueline Simpson’s ‘ Folklore of Sussex ‘.

Zoom in and click on the map icons to be taken to stories, and click on stories to be taken to their place on the map (they normally appear in the top left).

This book, when it was first published inwas the first to be entirely devoted to Sussex folklore. This new edition contains information collected over the last 30 years, updated accounts of county customs and, alongside the original line drawings, is illustrated with photographs and printed ephemera relating to Sussex : The History Press.

Sussex holds a great history with folklore tales, myths and legends that have been passed down from generation to generation. Tales from across the centuries include mythical creatures that supposedly roamed the hills in Sussex and ghostly figures that appear in castle ruins to this day. The book is full of information on local Sussex folklore and is very useful for a project that is being undertaken next year by various local s: Focusing on Sussex County in southeast England, this book examines the folklore of the area, such as the seasonal customs, traditions, rituals, and taboos.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. This book, when it was first published inwas the first to be entirely devoted to Sussex folklore. This new edition contains information collected over the last thirty years, updated accounts of county customs and, alongside the original line drawings, is illustrated with photographs and printed ephemera relating to Sussex lore.

show more. With screaming demons in Wealdon copses and dragons lurking in bottomless ponds, the folk tales of Sussex truly represent the diversity of the area. Meet knuckers and willocks, mawkins and marsh monsters, the Piltdown Man, Lord Moon of Amberley Swamp and the princess of the Mixon Hole.

There is also something terrible crawling to Crawley from Gatwick, which develops a degraded appetite in a. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Gramarye: The Journal of the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving.

Folklore of Sussex by Jacqueline Simpson (, Trade Paperback) About this product. About this product. Product Information. Focusing on Sussex County in southeast England, this book examines the folklore of the area, such as the seasonal customs, traditions, rituals, and taboos.

Product Identifiers. Publisher. Hi-Story Press The Limited, T.H. The culture of Sussex refers to the pattern of human activity and symbolism associated with Sussex and its people. It is informed by Sussex's history as an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, English county, diocese of the church and present-day cultural region.

Sometimes thought by outsiders to be some sort of rural adjunct to London, Sussex has a cultural identity as unique as any other English county. Folklore of Sussex. Each month we recycle over million books, saving o tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites.

All of our paper waste is. Thoroughly interesting talk at the latest Whiteways evening in Rottingdean on Friday. Imps, Fairies, Dragons and Giants - Sussex Folklore with the highly informative Colin Manton - who is a Lecturer in Local history.

Taking some of his research from another authority, Arthur Beckett's book 'The Spirit of the Downs ' he took us on a.

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GRAMARYE: JOURNAL OF SUSSEX CENTRE FOR FOLKLORE, FAIRY TALES AND FANTASY By Bill Gray *Excellent Condition*. GRAMARYE: JOURNAL OF SUSSEX CENTRE FOR FOLKLORE, FAIRY TALES AND FANTASY By Bill Gray *Excellent Condition*.

A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust Seller Rating: % positive. The mile stretch near West Milford runs from Route 23 to Upper Greenwood Lake.

Spooky legends have surrounded the stretch for over years. It has apparently been host to ghosts, witches, unearthly animals and earthly Klansmen. One story says that two brothers stumbled across a KKK meeting on the road, near Cross Castle.

Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales from England, a library of books digitized by and others. Ertha, the Germanic Earth Goddess.

The account, written by Tacitus in the y of a north German deity variously named Ertha, Hertha, Nerthus, or Mother Earth. Grounded in the pre-eminent work of retired University of Chichester Professor William Gray, the Centre is situated in Sussex, an area rich in folk narratives of various kinds, literary fairy tales (for example, by George MacDonald and Eleanor Farjeon), and major works of fantasy by county residents such as MacDonald (Phantastes), David Lindsay (A Voyage to Arcturus), Mervyn Peake (Gormenghast), and.

In English folklore, Black Shuck, Old Shuck, Old Shock or simply Shuck is the name given to an East Anglian ghostly black dog which is said to roam the coastline and countryside of East Anglia, one of many ghostly black dogs recorded in folklore across the British Isles.

Accounts of Black Shuck form part of the folklore of Norfolk, Suffolk, the Cambridgeshire fens and Essex, and descriptions. Arthur Beckett, the editor of the "Sussex County Magazine" early in the 20 th took up the torch of fairy champion in Sussex in his magazine and his books (Beckett p, p), even though he never claimed to have seen them.

This was very much a part of the Romantic middle-class revival which was happening at the time. Nettles in Sussex were called the Devil's playthings. It was thought that the devil spat on all the blackberries on 10th October. If one was eaten on the 11th then someone close would die or be in great trouble before the year was out.

Sussex Folklore; Sussex Sayings; Post a comment; Sweet Thunder; Short Stories; Book Extracts; Bunny Mitchell. Sussex Sayings. Here are listings of common Sussex sayings. A lot of them have fallen out of use but many can still be heard. Abouten: Just about to.

Tips for getting started at the library: Most titles about New Jersey and specific towns are shelved in the call number range — “Snell’s” History of Sussex and Warren Counties (Snell, ), is a commonly used source.

Surnames are indexed. British Witch Legends of Sussex. by Shaun Cooper. Bakewell: Countryside Books, iv + pp. £ (pbk). ISBN   ‘The myths and legends surrounding the South Downs are amazing’: writer Cressida Cowell I n t e r v i e w b y C a m i l l a P a r k e r Ups and Downs.

Trees have always been part of folklore, but lots of other plants have become a part of old stories and beliefs as well – like herbs, shrubs, bushes, flowers, and the like. Lady’s Mantle The wonderful Alchemilla mollis or lady’s mantle – a superbly hardy garden plant that can also seed itself prolifically – has ornate, cup-like leaves.

Click on the links to download a free interactive map (pdf) of folklore in Sussex and the South Downs, created by The Chichester Centre for Fairy Tales, Fantasy and Speculative Fiction in collaboration with the South Downs National Park. The map is based on Jacqueline Simpson’s ‘Folklore of Sussex‘ and illustrated by Abi Daker.

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According to local folklore the hill at Knotlow was the lair of a dragon and the terraces around it were made by the coils of its tail. Knotlow is an ancient volcanic vent and this may explain the myth.

Knucker: A kind of water dragon, living in knuckerholes in Sussex, England. Leonard's Forest dragons: Of Sussex folklore. French dragons. " Best Book Gramarye 8 The Journal For The Sussex Centre For Folklore Fairy Tales And Fantasy " Uploaded By Lewis Carroll, gramarye issue 15 is now available from our online store this issues contents include translated tales simon hughes camilla collett a walk and a tale valentina polcini dino buzzatis cypresses a rackham inspired.

About this Item: The Book Guild Ltd, Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. With a foreword by Raymond Briggs, this is another book form local author Doris Hall [Growing up in Ditchling ref ] A strol rich in atmosphere and anecdote. The author has always lived within walking distance of Ditchling and is a Sussex woman through and through.

A survey of the use of colour in folklore – a status report. In Hutchings, J. and Wood, J. (eds)., Colour and Appearance in Folklore (pp. 56 – 60). London: Folklore Society. Folklore, Fairies, Cold Iron of Sussex and Puck of Pook's Hill.

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