‘Hell is a place of darkness, flames, gnawing worms, or dreadful heat and cold. It is a place of negation – where things are not’.*
These strange, luminous, (fluorite) stones, were found at the entrance to the hellmouth at Troller’s Gill, North Yorkshire, June 2017.
*Gary D. Schmidt, The Iconography of the Mouth of Hell: Eighth-Century Britain to the Fifteenth Century, (London: Associated University Presses, 1995).
Text and Images © Sharon Harvey 2017