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gibbet

a. a wooden structure resembling a gallows, from which the bodies of executed criminals were formerly hung to public view
b. a gallows
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An agreement allows the cattle to live and graze at Gibbet Hill, and some of the beef will be used in the restaurant, he said.
The work is being carried out by Severn Trent and follows long-running roadworks being carried out along Gibbet Hill and around the University of Warwick campus.
Work is still ongoing along Gibbet Hill where improvements to access and a new road layout are being constructed.
Rainsbrook Individual Homes are to build the detached properties on orchard and garden land of Gibbet Hill Road, once owned by the brother of Bond creator, Ian Fleming.
In 1842, navvies working on a railway embankment found the skeletons with the gibbet chains still around them.
So, move on to the next town then, just as long as they stayed away from Halifax where they had been using a gibbet to behead criminals since 1280.
Road works at Gibbet Hill are suspended for travellers to visit the horse fair
The gibbet, said to be around 1km from the turbine site, is a gallows type structure from which a wooden head hangs.
After his hanging, which happened during the 1832 miners' strike, Jobling's body was displayed on a gibbet at Jarrow Slake for six weeks.
I got a splendidly detailed letter from Neil Simpson, of Birchencliffe, suggesting that if I didn't correctly attribute the Yorkshire Rose (this column, July 27) to the Tudor Henry VII, I was for the Halifax gibbet.
CITY COUNCIL NOTICES TEMPORARY TRAFFIC ARRANGEMENTS KENILWORTH ROAD/GIBBET HILL ROAD/ STONELEIGH ROAD, COVENTRY Coventry City Council, under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, (as amended), intends to make a temporary Order, the effect of which will be to prohibit the driving of vehicles/ waiting/ loading/ unloading along the length of Kenilworth Road/ Gibbet Hill Road/ Stoneleigh Road detailed below.
After his hanging, during the 1832 miners' strike in the coalfields of Durham and Northumberland, Jobling's dead body was displayed on a gibbet at Jarrow Slake in South Tyneside for six weeks.