I've always been mildly curious about this row of cottages. I believe this was the approximate location of the city gallows and associated graveyard, as the name implies; if so, the Pendle Witches died nearby, amongst hundreds of others condemned at the Castle over centuries. Who occupied the cottages? Who would wish to?
On reflection, the cottages don't look old enough to have seen executions in the 16th/17th centuries, and most accounts describe Golgotha at that time as an area of moorland outside the city.
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