Witch Bottles: A Brief History

 


Living with the Ancient


KATIE DOHERTY explains the reasons behind witches bottles.


Witch Bottles

We all know a house has its secrets but if we quite literally pull back its interior it can reveal much more. Some houses have been known to reveal mummified cats, nail filled dolls and witch bottles. But what does this all mean? Who would put a cat in the brickwork and who would use dolls and bottles? Lets start with the latter this week and keep an eye out on my column for more folk magic in the UK…

Author: The Spooky Isles

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