Mysterious Britain & Ireland

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The Great Paw

A common story in the Highlands is recounted here by John Gregorson Campbell in his 1902 book ‘Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands’. ‘In the big church of Beauly (Eaglais mhor...

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South Tawton Ghost Cow

According to Sarah Hewett in her ‘Nummits and Crummits’ published in (1900), ‘AT a hamlet near the parish of South Tawton, a small town on the borders of Dartmoor, there is an interesting story...

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Mill Road, Cambridge

The following Cambridgeshire News story by Nicola Gwyer was published 4 October 2019. There has been a report of a “quite annoying” ghost spotted on Mill Road. The spooky spirit was spotted just outside...

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Lyceum Theatre, Crewe

The current Lyceum Theatre building in Crewe dates back to 1911 though the theatre has been on the site since 1876, when it originally opened in a converted Roman Catholic Church which had been...

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Nocton Hall

Nocton Hall was built during the reign of Henry VIII on the grounds of a priory which was dissolved during the dissolution of the monasteries. It burned down and was rebuilt in 1841 by...

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Thornton Abbey

Not much remains of Thornton Abbey, once one of the largest monastic structures in the British Isles, but what does remain looks formidable and imposing. A few crumbling stone walls remain, but the largest...

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Lee Bay Big Cat (2019)

On 25 August 2019 the Bristol Post published the following article by Max Baker and Alexander Brock entitled ‘Bristol man spots ‘puma’ while on holiday near coast’. ‘A Bristol man claims he had a...

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The Strugglers Inn

The Strugglers Inn stands in the shadow of Lincoln Castle in the city’s Bailgate area. The pub’s name and sign both give clues as to the grisly history of the place – the pub...