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Hobthrush – Naked Goblins!

Hobthrush / Hobthrust: a good natured goblin, who assists servant maids in their early morning work, but in a state of nudity….” Glossary of...
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Vampires of the Borders

Scotland and England have very prolific stories of the vampire and that is no different for the towns that are situated on the Scottish/England...

Bronte Ghosts and Legends

In the days of yesteryear it was a very serious matter to undertake a journey in Yorkshire (some might say nothing has changed). The...
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Belas Knap Haunted Burial Mound

Belas Knap, a neolithic burial mound that lies two miles south from the beautiful Cotswold village of Winchcombe is known as a place of...
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Genii Cucullati – The Hooded Ones

Black Monks and the Genii Cucullati Is Britain not the land of the Ghosts of White Ladies and Black Monks? For many years the alleged...
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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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A Yorkshire Ghost Charm

On the moors just south of Bradford stands High Fernley Hall. Built in 1678, the hall was once far grander, a large mansion that...
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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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Hand of Glory : The Robber’s Charm

"The dead, shrivell'd hand, as she clasps it with glee And now, with care, The five locks of hair From the skull of the Gentleman dangling up...