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gibbet

a wooden structure resembling a gallows, from which the bodies of executed criminals were formerly hanged to public view.
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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.
Any suggestion that the good burgers of Halifax introduced a gibbet after discovering Asbos didn''t work, is pure speculation.
He had suggested to the sheriff's bailiff that the hangings should have taken place at the far end of Washwood Heath, by the Wash Brook and Ward End, where the gibbet "would neither have been a nuisance to the inhabitants (as it now is) nor done an injury to any person's property".
Shortland Horne director, Mark Sills said: "Land in the Gibbet Hill area of the city is at a premium so this development has created a lot of interest and we are close to concluding two sales from plan.
Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, the University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry WHAT?
Property in Gibbet Hill Road: sold for PS793,000 on May 22
The gibbet, said to be around 1km from the turbine site, is a gallows type structure from which a wooden head hangs.
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.
Warwickshire County Council decided to delay the closure of Kenilworth Road, between Gibbet Hill Road and Kenilworth, following the recent traffic problems around Whitley.
After his hanging, which happened during the 1832 miners' strike, Jobling's body was displayed on a gibbet at Jarrow Slake for six weeks.
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.
Warwickshire County Council has decided to delay the closure of Kenilworth Road between Gibbet Hill Road and Kenilworth for one week until July 20.