St James’ is located in the hamlet of Shireshead, near Forton, Preston.
This superstition meant that the doors on these unfavourable and shaded sides were blocked off so witches couldn’t enter, they were left to go into a state of disrepair and no person of respectability would be buried here.
I visited this village and the church in the mists of autumn time.
Bowness on Windermere Cemetery.
The old gravestones have been left, almost frozen in time and engulfed back into nature.