Fiery cross used by Scottish Highlanders to rally their clans to battle.

Skyhooks (Trafford Park)

Pair of 18-metre high statues at the northern entrance to Trafford Park, erected in 1995 to mark the area’s regeneration

Ann Izzard

Alleged witch attacked by her neighbours in the village of Great Paxton, Huntingdonshire in 1808.

A Mermaid

Painting by John William Waterhouse, completed in 1900,now in the collection of the Royal Academy of Arts.

Wayde’s Essence

Short story by H. G. Wells, about a prominent politician who learns that the drug he has been taking for the last 17 years to dispel all self-doubt is in reality distilled water.