Mysterious Britain & Ireland

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The Stadium Of Light

The Stadium Of Light is the 49,000 spectator capacity home ground for the Sunderland Association Football Club. It is built on the site of the old Wearmouth Colliery which opened in 1835 and closed...

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John Whitfield A6 Ghost

It has been suggested that the ghost of John Whitfield, a highwayman hung in chains by Barrock Fell can be heard crying for help. In his book ‘Bygone Cumberland and Westmorland’ (1899), Daniel Scott...

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St Aidan’s Crocodile (2020)

According to a Yorkshire Live article by Nick Lavigueur 24 May 2020, he mentions being told that someone ‘has taken a video of what they believe is a crocodile submerged in the water at...

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Tillington Headless Horse & Pig

According to ‘Some West Sussex Superstitions Lingering in 1868’ by Mrs Latham, “We have amongst us ghosts even of the brute creation; a headless horse tears madly up and down a lane in Tillington,...

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A39 Highwayman

Reputedly the ghost of a highway man named Thomas Pocock haunts the A39 around Ashcott. According to Laura Linham in her article published in Somerset Live [6 October 2017]. ‘If you live in Ashcott,...

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Rottingdean Smugglers Tunnel

According to ‘Some West Sussex Superstitions Lingering in 1868’, by Mrs Latham ‘It is likely that the present disposition to believe in ghost stories is in a great measure traditionally from the last generation,...

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The Loch Light of Rannoch

In his book ‘The Peat-fire Flame’ (1937), Alasdair Alpin MacGregor refers to a strange experience around Loch Rannoch. ‘A phenomenon…..is associated with Loch Rannoch, where a light in the form of a ball sometimes...