Author: Ian

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Parish Church of St Lupus, Malew

Back in the 19th century the Parish Church gained a local reputation of being haunted. A piece entitled ‘The Laying of a Ghost’, appearing in the Peel City Guardian, dated 28 December 1901 describes...

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Headless Lady of Buckland Glen

In the Dundrennan district of Kirkcudbright a persisted belief lingers concerning a headless lady haunting the Buckland Glen. The following narrative which has been handed down lends an increased interest to the tradition:— Long...

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St Ninian’s Cave

St Ninian’s is a site of early Christian worship in Scotland and a site of pilgrimage. Local tradition has it that St Ninian would use the cave as retreat. Ninian (aka Trynnian or Ringan)...

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Tynron Doon

Tynron Doon is the site of the remains an Iron Age hill fort and if a local story is correct, a supposed haunt for a headless horseman. At a height of 948ft, the site...

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The Town Bridge, Christchurch

Town Bridge is another location in Christchurch that a Dorset Echo article entitled ‘Haunted Hotspots’ (10/12/2002), suggested a ghost had been spotted at. This bridge is thought to date from the 15th century and...

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Clay’s Light

In Halton Holegate, Lincolnshire, it is said that whenever someone in the village is about to die, a mysterious light will appear above their home. The origins of this legend stretch back to the...