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Nook Colliery

Coal mine on the Manchester Coalfield after 1866 in Tyldesley, Lancashire, England.

Noon Hill

Area of the West Pennine Moors in North West England. At its summit is a Bronze Age burial mound.

Norah Wilmot

Norah Wilmot (1889–1980) was the first British woman racehorse trainer to officially train a winning horse. Her historic win came with her filly Pat, at Brighton in August 1966, just one day after she became one of the first two women to be granted a training licence by the Jockey Club.

North Berwick witch trials

Series of Scottish witch trials held between 1590 and 1593

North Western Gas Board

Former state-owned utility area gas board providing gas for light and heat to industries and homes in the north-west of England.

Nostell Colliery

Former colliery on the South Yorkshire Coalfield, about four and a half miles south east of Wakefield, on the Nostell Priory estate.

Nostell Priory

Palladian-style country house built near the site of a 12th-century Augustinian priory.

Nuckelavee

Horse-like demon from Orcadian mythology that shares some of the characteristics of humans.

Nuggle

Mythical water horse of mainly Shetland folklore where it was also referred to as a shoepultie or shoopiltee in some areas of the islands

Number of the beast

Hideous beast whose number is 666, introduced in the Book of Revelation, which many have seen as a description of the end of the world.