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The Dane's Hole at Mainsforth

The Dane's Hole at Mainsforth

Artist: Samuel Hieronymus Grimm

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15538

Item number: f.231

Length: 177

Width: 266

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

This sand hill at Mainsforth near Durham was variously known as Nab-hill, Nablehill or Marble-hill. It was supposed to have been the camp of Gormund, a Danish saint, from which it derives its other local name: the Dane's Hole.

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