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Paisley Witches Memorial

Maxwellton & George St | At the intersection, Paisley, Scotland
+44 7941 784932
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Easily missed

This is an important place in Paisley's history. The legend is that it was moved and when that... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
2scots
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Scotland
dont get run over!

so this is in teh middle of a busy intersection. the story behind it however is amazing. just dont... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Haggischick007
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Vickery, Ohio
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Welcome to our Paisley Ghost Tour. …the tour is a walking tour around Paisley’s Old Town featuring the town’s most creepy locations with the scariest stories. “Wee Mary Kirkwood” By day Paisley is a bustling town– but at night the old buildings take on a more sinister air…The most spectacular part of the tour is the famous (Christian Shaw trial of the seven witches) executions on the Gallow Green in 1697.
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12 Apr 2017
“Easily missed”
12 Apr 2017
“dont get run over!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Maxwellton & George St | At the intersection, Paisley, Scotland
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is an important place in Paisley's history. The legend is that it was moved and when that happened the fortunes of Paisley declined .... this could be true. Anyway it is in the middle of a very busy road junction and so easy to...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

so this is in teh middle of a busy intersection. the story behind it however is amazing. just dont get run over trying to snap a picture!

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

History has always hooked me especially,paisleys past.very sad that people were murdered because they thought the were witches and dabbled in which craft . interesting all the same.

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Reviewed 1 April 2016

The Witches Memorial lies at Maxwellton Cross, at the junction of Maxwellton Street & George Street. It's Infamous locally as the place where the remains of "7 Executed Witches" were disposed of & is just yards away from "Gallow Green" where the hangings & burnings...More

5  Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

A brass plaque in the road at a busy junction. It is a story of witchcraft, a dying woman's curse, industrial espionage, and the rise and fall of Paisley's fortunes. A memorial to seven people who were found guilty of witchcraft at the end of...More

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