Sunday, March 07, 2010

Harrogate Headache

Postcard picture from Postcards Then And Now

A headache said to be caused by the hydrogen sulphide fumes rising from the old sulphur well in Harrogate. Locals nicknamed the well Stinking Spaw, but it helped to bring Harrogate to national popularity when the doctor Timothy Bright made claims about the healing properties of the well water.

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