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The 'Cock-Pit' is another strange feature on the Hill to be found at the very northern end near to
Bidston Hall.  Consisting of a narrow circular trench, approximately 10 inches deep and 20 feet in
diameter cut into the bare sandstone surrounded by tall gorse bushes.  Thought to be the site where
cock-fighting took place, it could also be the remains of a small gorse mill where gorse was crushed
for animal feed.  An old, disused mill would have been an ideal location for this illegal sport.  Some for
animal feed.  An old, disused mill would have been an ideal location for this illegal sport.  Some names
can be seen carved into the ground around the cock pit.  Local historians believe these to be the
names of the animals that fought and champions.  Once such unsettling name that can be clearly
seen is " EVIL ".  


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