Main Hall, Tarvin Community Centre
George V Playing Field
King George V Playing Field
By Tarvin Webteam - 16th June 2013 2:07pm
Who or What is the 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.
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