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Pond Hill, Sheffield

The Old Queens Head public house is a Grade II listed building that dates from 1475 and is thought to be the oldest domestic building in Sheffield. Read More »

Oatlands Park Hotel, Weybridge

The wonderful four-star Oatlands Park Hotel is built within the grounds of a Royal Palace and may have a reputation of being haunted. The Tudor Palace of Oatlands was demolished following the execution of King Charles I (Died 1649). A house, possibly a hunting lodge associated with Palace survived and was eventually enlarged, extended and renovated into a mansion. Read More »

Dorking Graveyard

According to an article in Surrey Life entitled ‘Surrey's most haunted sites - spooky Halloween stories’ (19 October 2015) ‘A headless horse rider in black follows an original track in the vicinity of Dorking Graveyard, galloping across the headstones into the hedges.’

Ye Hole In Ye Wall

Found on Hackins Hey, Ye Hole In Ye Wall is Liverpool’s oldest public house and dates from 1726. The landlord, Stephen Hoy gives the following description of the pub and its ghosts on Ye Hole In Ye Wall’s website. ‘Sitting with a pint of Liverpool’s finest, you can’t help but feel these walls contain many a story. Read More »

Penny Lane Poltergeist

The following article by Dawn Collinson was published in the Liverpool Echo on 17 May 17 2008. ‘PENNY Lane, made famous by the world-acclaimed Beatles, is one of Liverpool’s top tourist attractions today. Read More »

The Crown, Middlesbrough

The Crown public house in Middlebrough is currently closed. The building dates from 1923 and was originally a cinema before becoming a Bingo Hall and pub. Read More »

Swatters’ Carr, Middlesbrough

The Swatter’s Carr is a Weatherspoons public house that opened in 2011. Having previously been known as The Tavern, the House, Hogshead, The Empire or Empire Hotel, it has now reverted to back its name on the 1891 census. The name Swatter’s Carr was possibly taken from a farmhouse dating from the 17th century that stood in the vacinity. Read More »

Unidentified Church, Near Chapel Street

The following account was published in ‘Notes on the folk-lore of the northern counties of England and the borders’ by William Henderson. ‘Mrs. Hunt also told me of an experience she and a friend once had in a Liverpool church. I could not persuade her to name the church, she would only say it was near Chapel Street. Read More »

Newsham Park Hospital

Now derelict, Newsham Park Hospital is a grade II listed building with a reputation of being haunted. According to ‘The top 10 most haunted places in Liverpool’ by Jade Pike (Liverpool Echo 17/06/2015), ‘Now abandoned, the building was once an orphanage dating back to the Victorian era. It then later served as a medical hospital and a mental asylum before closing in 1997. Read More »

Stocksbridge Bypass

The Stocksbridge Bypass linking the M1 Motorway and the A628 Woodhead Pass Road was opened in May 1988. Since its construction the road has been associated with strange experiences and a ghostly monk. Read More »

Carbrook Hall Pub

Carbrook Hall is a Grade II listed public house. This building was a wing of the original Carbrook Hall which was added in 1620. Read More »

Talbot Inn, Leicester

According to a BBC article entitled ‘Leicestershire's Most Haunted’ (31/10/2006), ‘The Talbot Inn in Belgrave was believed to have served criminals on the way to being hung their last meal (or rather ale!). Read More »

Headless Woman of Dalton

The following account appeared in ‘Notes on the Folk-lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders’ by William Henderson (1879) “At Dalton, near Thirsk,” writes Mr. Baring-Gould, “is an old barn, which is haunted by a headless woman. One night a tramp went into it to sleep. Read More »

Dancing Bones of Dalton Hill Head

The following story has been published several times. The following account appeared in ‘Notes on the Folk-lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders’ by William Henderson (1879). ‘From the Rev. J. F. Read More »

Elvet Bridge, Durham

Elvet Bridge is a Grade I listed mediaeval bridge acrossing the River Wear in Durham. In ‘Notes on the Folk-lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders’, William Henderson (1879) refers to a piece of folklore associated with the bridge. ‘It was on one of the unlucky days (between St. Read More »

Route Between Cradle Well and Neville’s Cross

According to Notes on the Folk-lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders by William Henderson (1879), ‘On St. Thomas’s eve and day, too, have carriers and waggoners been most alarmed by the ghost of the murdered woman, who was wont to haunt the path or lane between the Cradle Well and Neville’s Cross. Read More »

Maiden’s Castle, Reeth

The following treasure legend was published in Notes on the Folk-lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders by William Henderson (1879). ‘I learn from Mr. Robinson, of Hill House, Reeth, Yorkshire, that in his neighbourhood as in many others is a place called Maiden’s Castle, in which tradition avers a chest of gold is buried. Read More »

Kirkstall Abbey

The following tunnel legend was published in Notes on the Folk-lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders by William Henderson (1879). ’A…..tale is told of Kirkstall Abbey, near Leeds. Read More »

Riding The Stange

‘This is another species of popular punishment which formerly prevailed at Beverley, but is now deservedly fallen into desuetude. The ceremony was performed when a husband had been guilty of beating his wife, or vice versa ; and was as follows. Read More »

Spinkhill to Killamarsh Black Dog

Apparently there have been reports of a black dog that has been seen seen on the road between Spinkhill and Killamarsh. It is thought to appears to lone drivers.

The Star, York Street

The following description about the haunting of the The Star’s building is extracted from an article by Alex Evans entitled ‘Halloween: Sheffield’s Top 10 most haunted places revealed’ which was published in The Star on 26 October 2015. ‘Campo Lane, in the city centre near the Cathedral, is the dividing line between ‘old Sheffield’ and the newer half o Read More »

Oatlands Park Hotel, Weybridge

The wonderful four-star Oatlands Park Hotel is built within the grounds of a Royal Palace and may have a reputation of being haunted. The Tudor Palace of Oatlands was demolished following the execution of King Charles I (Died 1649). A house, possibly a hunting lodge associated with Palace survived and was eventually enlarged, extended and renovated into a mansion. Read More »

The Old Queen’s Head, Pond Hill

The Old Queens Head public house is a Grade II listed building that dates from 1475 and is thought to be the oldest domestic building in Sheffield. Read More »

Vickers Corridor, Northern General Hospital

The Vickers Corridor at the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield is named after Edward Vickers and has a reputation of being haunted. Read More »

Grace Dieu Priory

The ruins of Grace Dieu Priory have a reputation of being haunted. The Priory was founded between 1235 and 1241 for Augustinian nuns by Rose de Verdon and was closed during the Dissolution in October 1538. Read More »



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