Supposedly this is George Whewell's skull, removed from his body by Royalist supporters after Restoration of monarchy in 17thC. Somehow it found its way to the bar at the Pack Horse!
Supposedly the skull of George Whewell, executioner of the Earl of Derby in English Civil War. According to the legend George Whewell lived at Whowell Farm on the Broadhead Road. However there is another Whewell Farm (now in ruin) just west of Cadshaw Bridge.
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