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Who or What is the Tarvin Imp?

Tarvin Imp

It is a carved head located in St Andrew's church. No-one knows who he is but he is said to frighten away evil spirits from the altar.

For more information about the Tarvin Imp and the History of Tarvin we recommend that you read "Tarvin — The History of a Cheshire Village" published by the Tarvin Local History Group in 1985.

Copies are still available to purchase in Tarvin News or you could find it in Tarvin Library

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