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Caphouse Colliery

Ex-colliery in Overton, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire, now the National Coal Mining Museum for England.

Capital Punishment Amendment Act 1868

Act of Parliament that put an end to public executions for murder in the United Kingdom.

Capitol Theatre, Manchester

Former cinema in Didsbury, Manchester, used as television studios by ITV contractor ABC from 1956 to 1968.

Captain Rudolph

Redirected to Charlotte de Berry.

Carolina Nairne

Scottish songwriter, many of whose songs, such as “Will ye no’ come back again?” and “Charlie is my Darling”, remain popular today, almost two hundred years after they were written.

Carrington Moss

Large area of peat bog near Carrington in Greater Manchester, England. Originally an area of grouse moorland, it was reclaimed in the latter half of the 19th century for farming and the disposal of Manchester’s waste.

Caryatid

Sculpted female figure, usually clad in long robes, serving as an architectural support, taking the place of a column or pillar.

Castle Hill

Castle Hill is a scheduled ancient monument overlooking Huddersfield in Kirklees, West Yorkshire.

Cat and Mouse Act 1913

Act of Parliament intended to deal with the public outcry resulting from the treatment of suffragettes who went on hunger strike while in prison.

Cat Sith

Fairy cat of the Highlands of Scotland, black and as large as a dog.