The Tuckers Grave Inn, Faulkland

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The Tuckers Grave Inn, Mendip

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Faulkland, Radstock, Bath, Avon

  • Buried beneath the car park of this pub, Edward Tucker's corpse was staked through the chest to prevent its return to the living. However, There are reports that his ghostly figure , witnesses have seen, around the area of the public house. The sad story of Edward Tucker records above the fireplace in this ancient pub. He had lived in this village. However, went away to seek his fortune and returned destitute. In his anguish, poor Tucker hanged himself at a nearby farmhouse in 1747. A gravedigger buried his body at the crossroads, with this gave rise to the pub name. On the village green, Faulkland, are standing stones of un, locals knew, origin. Between two of the stones are the 16th or 17th century village stocks. It is claimed to be Somerset's smallest pub.

 

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