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Winters Gibbet, near Elsdon, Northumberland.
Winters Gibbet is located high up on moorland at the side of the road from Elsdon to Morpeth. William Winter was hanged in Newcastle for the murder of Margaret Crozier in 1791.
His body was brought here and hung up until it rotted away.
It is said that Winters Ghost now haunts the moors around the Gibbet.
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Plaque beneath the gibbet telling the history of it.
View to the Cheviot Hills from Winters Gibbet.
Views looking south east from Winters Gibbet.
Boundary of Northumberland National Park beside Winters Gibbet.
The road to Morpeth beside Winters Gibbet.
Looking east from Winters Gibbet.
Looking east with a long lens from Winters Gibbet - in the distance wind turbines on
Wind turbines at Cramlington seen from Winters Gibbet.
The road down to Elsdon.
The road up to Winters Gibbet from Elsdon.