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The term devil's chair or haunted chair in folklore is frequently attached to a class of funerary or memorial sculpture common in the United States during the nineteenth century and often associated with legend tripping. Nineteenth-century graveyards sometimes included carved chairs for the comfort of visitors.
Some carved chairs were probably not intended for use as anything but monuments, while the "monubench" is still commercially available. Variously, the stories suggest the person brave enough to sit in the chair at such a time may be punished for impudence or rewarded for courage. The Devil's Chair or Devil's Armchair in Ulverston is an ambiguous chair that appears to have been carved into a small rocky terrain, which is used for climbing, near the monument Hoad in Ulverston.
Sometimes the rock 'wall' itself is referred to as the Devil's Armchair but that is because at the top there is a "chair" large enough for four adults to sit in which is carved into the rock surface.
Naturally or not, no-one knows. The devil's chair here is a natural large craggy outcrop on the summit of the Stiperstonesa narrow north to south orientated ridge of the highest ground of the range, the Shropshire Hills AONB. According to one local legend, an unopened can of beer left on Loving Is Easy (Single Version) - Barclay James Harvest - XII (CD, Album, Album, Album) chair will be empty by morning.
In some accounts, the can is opened, and in others, the beer is simply gone, through the unopened top. The Devil is sometimes said to appear to anyone so bold as to sit in the chair.
The Devil's Chair in Guthrie CenterIowais a cement-cast chair located in Union Cemetery, situated between two graves and unmarked as belonging to either. Local legend claims that bad luck will follow anyone who sits in it. While the cemetery itself was established as a private burial ground inthe legend of the chair is only documented for approximately thirty years. It has become involved in "numerous legends of a type widely replicated across the U.
Some versions say that something dreadful will happen to the person so bold as to be seated in it at midnight or on a particular evening, such as Halloween -- a hand will emerge from the grave and drag the impious one down to the underworld. Other versions suggest the intrepid one will be rewarded. One year later David Baird died and was buried beside Anna.
This chair acts as their grave marker. Oakwood Cemetery in Syracuse, NY contains a child-sized specimen. The Duncan monument in the Fletcher Cemetery, Fletcher, OH appears to be a carved headstone rather Problems - Sex Pistols - Spunk a mourning chair intended for use by cemetery visitors.
However, the usual legends have grown up around it. The lore may not be exclusive to the United States. In Torcellothe "throne of Attila" was probably in fact a magistrate's seat; local legend claims that a girl who sits in it will be married within a year. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Devil's Chair disambiguation.
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