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The Haunted Chest

In March 1950, an auction at Stanbury Manor, Morwenstow in Cornwall brought an unusual item to the fore – a haunted chest. Sadly the...

Who Killed the King?

At 7 o’clock on the evening of August 2nd 1100, the King of England William II, nicked named “Rufus” because of his red hair...
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The Brentford Griffin

In 1985, one of the strangest tales to grip London was the alleged sightings of the legendary Brentford Griffin. Brentford is a district in West...
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The Bishop’s House, Sheffield

One of the first cases I investigated transpired at a medieval building in Sheffield called “The Bishop’s House”. As well as being one of...
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Silbury Hill

Silbury Hill in Wiltshire just a few miles from Avebury is a place of mystery for both historians and new agers alike. The 'hill'...
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The Ghosts of Renishaw Hall

Are there Renishaw Hall Ghosts and Spirits - is Renishaw haunted by a fearsome ghost? Renishaw Hall, about which the following stories are related,...
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Royalist Devil of Woodstock

From Woodstock Manor House comes the tale of the “Royalist Devil of Woodstock”, whether the spirit was the devil or an ingenious follower of...

A Fight with a Ghost

In ghost history there are many mentions of encounters of ghosts which results in violence, the most famous case is that of novelist Captain...
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Middletons’ Bucklebury Manor

With reports of Kate Middleton’s family moving to a new home – Bucklebury Manor in Berkshire, there have also been misconceptions that the home...
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The Devil’s Arrows

Standing nearly 22 feet in height, the three Bronze age monoliths, The Devil’s Arrows are the tallest standing stones in the United Kingdom apart...
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Henry Sutton shoots a ghost

While researching Victorian ghost hunters, I don’t mean the toffs behind the Society of Psychical Research or the Ghost Club, but the common person’s...

Wizards of Weston Park

Shooting the breeze..I recently visited Sheffield's Weston Park Museum's latest exhibition 'Magic Tricks', although no doubt compiled to coincide with the six weeks holidays,...
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All Saint’s Bristol – A very English ghost story

While promoting my book “50 Real Ghost Stories” I have been interviewed by many regional radio stations, one of which was BBC Bristol. Before...
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Brinklow Hill

With its tales of hauntings, UFO activity and alleged satanic murder, Brinklow Hill, Leicestershire is one of the mysterious sites in Britain. In 2003 I...
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Saracen’s Head Mystery?

The South Lincolnshire village of Saracen’s Head has one of the most unusual names in the UK. Its name supplies images of a village...