Author: Ian

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The Empire Theatre, Sunderland

A 2004 the Sunderland Echo article stated ‘The Empire Theatre in High Street West is thought to be haunted by the White Lady, known to frequent the bar area. A staff member says she...

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Wallace’s Heel Well, Ayr

Wallace’s Heel is a natural spring on the banks of the river Ayr associated with the legendary exploits of William Wallace. Many of the stories surrounding William Wallace originate from a poet/minstrel known as...

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Sea Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

In 2004 the Sunderland Echo posted the following story concerning haunt like events taking place at a Greggs bakery in Fulwell. The article published on 29 June was entitled ‘The Greggs-orcist’. ‘SPOOKED staff have...

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Lighthouse, Poole

The Lighthouse arts centre in Poole which opened in April 1978 has a reputation of being haunted. In a Bournemouth Daily Echo article by Nick Findley entitled ‘The ghostly encounters staff have had at...

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Osmotherley

According to The Legendary Lore of the Holy Wells of England by Robert Charles Hope (1893). ‘The village of Osmotherley is seven miles from Northallerton in the Cleveland hillside. Tradition has it that Osmund,...

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Bokor Hill Station

Bokor Hill Station is a very eerie place. It is situated at the top of a jungle-clad mountain. It is permanently shrouded in a dense, impenetrable mist which gives the whole place a hopeless,...

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Lady Well (Our Lady’s Well), Speen

‘A WELL about 200 yards above the church, on the side of a steep hill, is remarkable for a fine and distinct echo. It is called “Our Lady’s Well,” most probably in reference to...

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Our Lady Well, Woolpit

According to The Legendary Lore of the Holy Wells of England by Robert Charles Hope (1893), ‘Near the church is the famous well of “Our Lady,” to which pilgrimages were wont to be made...

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Wren Day

Wren Day is celebrated on St Stephens Day (26 December) and generally comprised of a wren being killed, attached to a pole and presented on doorsteps within the township by wrenboys, singing a rhyme...