Hob Hurst's House
A square prehistoric burial mound with an earthwork ditch, named after a local goblin
A square prehistoric burial mound with an earthwork ditch and outer\r\nbank. Named after a local goblin
This site lies high on the gritstone moorlands of Harland Edge, above Beeley in the Peak District, reached from the nearest road by a stiff uphill walk of about 2km (1.25 miles).
The word ‘hob’ – meaning a sprite, bogey or hobgoblin – features in many Peak District place names. This place may have been known locally as belonging to ‘Hob o’ th’ Hurst’.
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