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Shrieking Pits

Shrieking Pits are Circular pits at Aylmerton in Norfolk, England, said to be haunted by a figure in white that emits shrieks and agonized cries. The pits are thought to be the remains of a prehistoric settlement. The structures were built below the ground and roofed with turf to form hillocks or mounds. Such hillocks are associated with fairies in …

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Dozmary Pool

DozMary Pool is a small lake in the Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, England, associated with the Devil. According to lore, the Devil sentenced JAN TREGEAGLE to bail out DozMary Pool with a limpet shell, a task he could never complete. Similar punishments by the Devil are other tasks that can never be finished. DozMary Pool also is associated with King …

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Roche Rock

Roche Rock Three-pointed outcropping of rock in the Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, England, said to be haunted by Demonic spirits. Roche Rock, several miles south of the town of Bodmin, was formed millions of years ago out of gray quartz and black tourmaline, distinctly different from the surrounding granite and clay. Numerous legends are associated with it. Roche Rock juts …

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Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle is the haunted ancestral home of the dukes of Norfolk in Sussex, England. The castle, of medieval style and dating mostly to the 19th century, stands on what is believed to be the remains of a 12th-century castle and an earlier castle. It has belonged to the Norfolk family since 1580, when the uncle of Catherine Howard, Henry …

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Battle Abbey

Battle Abbey A phantom fountain of blood is said to appear at this haunted abbey, constructed by William I (William the Conqueror) on the site of his victory over King Harold at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Normans called the site Senlac, which means “Lake of Blood,” and legend has it that the ground sweats blood after a rain. …

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Berry Pomeroy Castle

Berry Pomeroy Castle is a haunted ruined castle in the wild countryside at Berry Pomeroy, Devon, England. The brooding ruins are said to be inhabited by at least three ghosts. A strange atmosphere pervades the grounds and leaves visitors with unexplained feelings of terror and foreboding. According to legend, the hauntings trace back to the original owners of the castle, …

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Borley Rectory

Borley Rectory is called “the most haunted house in England,” and the subject of intensive and controversial ghost haunting investigations. The investigation was conducted between 1929 and 1938 by Harry Price, founder and honorary director of the National Laboratory of Psychical Research of London, and renowned ghost hunter. Price claimed that Borley was “the best authenticated case in the annals …

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Charlton House

The Charlton House is a former stately home in Greenwich, London, with active haunting phenomena. Now a municipal building, Charlton House has been the site of numerous investigations by paranormal researchers. Some unusual phenomena have been recorded there, including what may be the first “live” APPORT on film. Charlton House was built in grand Renaissance style in the early 17th …

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Corpus Christi College

Corpus Christi College College in Cambridge, England, founded in 1352, known for its haunting by two 17th century ghosts. One ghost is Dr. Henry Butts, a master of the college from 1626 to 1632 and vice-chancellor during a severe outbreak of plague in 1630. His correspondence at the time indicates that he seemed to be under great stress. While many …

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Fifty Berkeley Square

Fifty Berkeley Square is a home in London’s fashionable Berkeley Square known in Victorian days as “the most haunted house in London.” The house acquired a reputation for being haunted merely because the owner allowed the property to deteriorate. Once the reputation was established, reports emerged of terrifying phenomena at the house, and even several deaths were attributed to its ghosts and evil nature.

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