Haunted Places in bradfield, Essex



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    The Mistley Thorn Hotel

    Mistley, Essex

    Three of the ghosts here are said to include Matthew Hopkins (better known as the Witchfinder General) who died of tuberculosis in 1647. Other spirits include that of a serving girl usually seen walking along the corridors and a young boy who was thrown under a moving cart and trampled ...


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    Treasure Holt Garden Centre

    Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

    8.7 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Smugglers and murders once used this place as a hide-out. It is also said that the innkeeper at the time used to murder many people and then dump their bodies by a trapdoor into a well beneath it. The most commonly seen ghost here is that of a monk who ...


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    The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie

    Colchester, Essex

    9.1 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Soldiers from the English Civil War are said to still make this building their home. Cavaliers have vanished before stunned guests and some of the ghosts give off an overwhelmingly negative energy that staff try to avoid certain areas. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hollytrees Museum

    Colchester, England

    9.5 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Guests have reported the presence of a woman in white; it is believed to Miss Anne Lisle due to many people feeling as if someone is standing behind them in the same room as her portrait. A lady in grey is also reported in the East Lodge; her presence is ...


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    Colchester Castle

    Colchester, England

    9.6 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A man named James Parnell was imprisoned here until his death. Part of his punishment involved having to climb a rope in order to obtain his food, but never recovered after a fall. James is reported throughout the building since his unfortunate passing. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brook Red Lion Hotel

    Colchester, Essex

    9.7 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A little girl named Alice was murdered here and has remained here since her death in 1638. She's usually seen in rooms 5, 6, and 10; some believe she also appears as a woman. A monk is seen in the halls and a little boy is seen in the Parliament ...


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    The Fox and Fiddler

    Colchester, England

    9.9 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A chambermaid named Sarah was said to have been walled up here by the Witchfinder General, Matthew Hopkins. Sarah is a good soul with a good sense of humour, described as being short, blonde, and in an old chambermaid costume. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bull Hotel

    Woodbridge, Suffolk

    13.9 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    In the 1640's, a political argument grew so heated that Richard Evered was stabbed to death. Since his death, he is reported in room 4. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The White Hart

    West Mersea, Essex

    14 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A woman crossing a frozen river is said to have fallen through the ice and drowned. She is said to be looking for her husband here. Another spirit that is said to be here is that of a labrador retriever. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Layer Marney Tower

    Layer Marney, Essex

    15.6 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Former owner, Lord Marney is said to be displeased with how his home has turned out to be so he chooses to remain here to haunt it; he is seen going up and down the spiral staircase or by his former bedroom. A Victorian woman in grey clothing is seen ...


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    The Swan Hotel

    Lavenham, Suffolk

    18.2 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A marriage was going to take place out of wedlock, but the groom left the altar and the bride took her own life. She is most commonly seen in Room 15; it is here where she hung herself. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Borley Rectory

    bradfield, Essex

    19.8 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Supposedly one of the most haunted locations in the United Kingdom, apparitions have appeared in photographs, objects have moved on their own, and out-of-place-looking figures have been witnessed all over the grounds of this house. Supposedly, a monk and nun tried to elope around here, but were caught and killed ...


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    The Anchor

    Canewdon, Essex

    27 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Objects are reported to fly around and the scent of perfume is picked up. The activity is thought to be caused by a ghost named Sarah who was murdered after being caught in a marital affair. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    White Horse

    Chelmsford, England

    30.8 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A bell ringer was supposedly murdered on the stairwell of this pub. Sometimes people will hear his screaming from the area of where he died. Other people say that the man who murdered him, a farmer, is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea

    Southend-on-Sea, England

    32.5 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    The former manager, George, hung himself after he found out he was in dire straits financially. He is reported here as is the smell of tobacco and the feeling of someone your shoulder. A woman in white has also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    36.7 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Guests feel watched, smell perfume or grow cold here. They have reported seeing a monk in the main bedroom suite and have seen the former landlady, Elizabeth, in the drawing room. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    36.7 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Former keeper, Elizabeth Radcliffe still haunts her old property, as does a hooded monk seen in the main suite bedroom. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cross Keys Hotel

    Saffron Walden, Essex

    37.9 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A ghostly woman believed to be Oliver Cromwell's mistress has been seen here. The apparition of a ghostly soldier is more commonly seen and heard in the corridors of the hotel. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Reculver Towers and Roman Fort

    Reculver, England

    38.4 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Roman soldiers who once patrolled fort are still seen patrolling it. The skeletons of children that were uncovered could explain the sounds of crying that emulates from here. Dark, hooded figures have also been seen; odds are that a bulk of the activity that goes on here hasn't even been ...


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    The Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

    Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

    40.9 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    The apparitions here include former bunker and RAF personnel, a tall elderly woman, and a dark force in the sick bay. Some people say that the bunker was built by an ancient burial site from the Bronze Age and another story involves a worker who was buried alive in concrete. ...


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    Ellington Park

    Ramsgate, Kent

    43 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    The site of the rookery was once a manor where the wife of the owner stabbed her husband to death. It is said that she is seen running away from someone. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Coalhouse Fort

    East Tilbury, Essex

    43.6 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    The history of this location dates back to ancient times; some of those who oversaw this building are very well said to remain. In the tunnels, many report shadows, full-bodied apparitions, and mist showing up in photographs. Some people have been grabbed or had objects thrown at them. In the ...


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    Chatham Historic Dockyard

    Chatham, Medway

    45.1 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A teenaged girl is commonly seen in the windows staring at the sea, believed to be waiting for her lover to return. The spirits of a woman and an angry man are possibly responsible for doors slamming and the feeling of being watched. A female supervisor who died here in ...


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    Fort Amherst

    Chatham, Medway

    45.5 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    It's very common to capture heavy fog in photographs. People have seen shadows, full-bodied apparitions, and heard strange voices. People who walk through the tunnel will sometimes wind up with a child's handprint on them. A ghost soldier is also seen, but usually more often to the regulars here. (Submitted by ...


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    Rochester Castle

    Rochester, England

    45.9 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Lady Blanche de Warenne was killed during a siege in 1264. An arrow intended to kill her husband bounced off his breastplate and struck her instead; she then fell from the keep. Some say that they see the fall repeating itself, others hear disembodied footsteps within the castle. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    University of Cambridge

    Cambridge, England

    46.5 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    The University of Cambridge dates back to 1209 and has been ranked as one of the best universities in the world. With quite a history, it should be no surprise that Cambridge has had its share of paranormal reports. In the Old Master's Lodge, Henry Butts took his own life ...


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    Brookside Theatre

    Romford, Greater London

    46.9 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    The theatre itself was only opened in 2012, but the building has existed since the 1950's. Security footage of poltergeist activity has brought to light the possibility that this place is haunted. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Somerleyton Hall

    bradfield, Suffolk

    46.9 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A Scandinavian woman who was brutally murdered is said to be responsible for strange sounds and poltergeist-like activity. The apparition of a Victorian woman is also spotted commonly on these grounds. Room 7 is said to be the most active. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Woolpack Inn

    Chilham, Kent

    48.1 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    The ghost is that of the Grey Lady; she roams the building, but is known for being quite friendly. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Maids Head Hotel

    Norwich, Norfolk

    48.9 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    The two most commonly reported spirits are those of a woman said to be a former (whose presence is detected by the smell of lavender) and an elderly man in the courtyard (thought to be a former mayor of the city). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blue Bell Hill

    bradfield, Kent

    49.2 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    According to local legend, a bride-to-be was killed along the A229. Her spirit still walks along the road and sometimes attempts to hitchhike, but vanishes. Another case involve a young girl who was hit by a car and wrapped in a blanket until help could arrive, but the girl had ...


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    The Feathers Inn

    Wadesmill, Hertfordshire

    49.2 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A little girl who was run over by a stagecoach is seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Becontree tube station

    Dagenham, Greater London

    50.3 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Workers here feel as if they are being followed around or watched. One worker reported seeing a blonde woman in a white dress; however, she had no face, but rather a blank area instead. This might be related to an accident that claimed 10 lives in 1958. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Dartford Library

    Dartford, Kent

    51.2 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Books are said to fall off of their shelves, employees are grabbed or have their clothing tugged, and people have the sense that someone is always watching them. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Leeds Castle

    Broomfield, England

    51.7 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    The ghost of a black dog is seen here, being associated as a bad omen for the family who lived here. The Duchess of Gloucester, who was once imprisoned here, and a woman with long, flowing hair have also been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Charing

    Charing, England

    51.8 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Pluckley, a small village in the county of Kent in England, is well known as the most haunted place in the UK. However, just a couple of miles down the road and sitting in a valley is the historic village of Charing. My family lived there for many years and ...


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    Goodwin Sands - Lady Lovibond

    Kingsdown, Kent

    52.3 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    According to legend, a ship named the Lady Lovibond was wrecked along this sandbank (6 miles off the coast of Deal) in 1748. Every fifty years after its wreck, it was reported to be seen, even having an eerie glow to it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Larkfield Priory Hotel

    bradfield, Kent

    52.6 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A servant named Charlotte either died during a botched abortion or killed herself after she lost her baby. Either way, her ghost is still reported here. Numerous other ghosts have been picked up; this could possibly be attributed to the gallows that once stood on this property. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hall Place, Kent

    Dartford, England

    53 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    The White Lady of Tower was said to have seen her husband's murder and, soon after, died of grief. She is seen near the tower, sometimes looking out the window. A man known as the Black Prince also appears here; he is said to be a bad omen. Other shadows ...


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    Wysing Arts Centre

    bradfield, Cambridgeshire

    53.3 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Once a home to another family before being turned into an art museum, one of the former homeowners is said to reside here. The original house is said to have burned down and killed the entire family. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Elvey Farm

    bradfield, Kent

    54.6 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    The ghost of Edward Brett (a man who killed himself) and a man in a military uniform are spotted here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Black Horse

    bradfield, Kent

    54.6 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Inside of this pub, claims of poltergeist activity draw in curious people. Items usually disappear and reappear when guests aren't looking. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Schoolmaster's Hanging Site

    bradfield, Kent

    54.7 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A schoolmaster hung himself around this area wearing a coat and striped pants. People who see his ghost say that is still wearing the same outfit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Parish Church of St Nicholas

    bradfield, Kent

    54.7 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    One of the members of the Dering Family gave birth to a stillborn child placed in an unmarked grave. Now, there are reports that she can be seen wandering the graveyard, often referred to as the Red Lady. Another spirit, known simply as The White Lady is also seen around ...


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    Blacksmith Arms

    bradfield, Kent

    55.1 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Reports say that there is a cavalier who is still seen here, generally in the upstairs rooms. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Fright Corner

    bradfield, Kent

    55.3 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Fright Corner was the location of a highwayman's execution (his name being given as Robert DuBois), supposedly. Long after having met his fate by a sword or spear, his shadow still lurks around his final spot. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pinnock Bridge

    bradfield, Kent

    55.3 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    Locals here know the history of someone known as the Watercress Woman, a gypsy who burned to death after her clothing caught on fire. People claim to see her walking around the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Ferry Boat Inn

    bradfield, England

    55.5 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A woman named Juliet Tewsley hung herself on March 17th, 1050 after suffering from a case of a bad broken heart. She is said to return every March 17th on the eve of her suicide. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dering Wood - Screaming Woods

    Smarden, Kent

    55.8 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    A colonel is said to be the most prominent haunter in this forest. He is reported to have hung himself and appears to be very lifelike. Other reports say that more than 50 people have died in this area and some of them still possibly remain. Often, ectoplasm or ghostly ...


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    Dering Arms

    Pluckley, Kent

    55.9 miles from bradfield, UK-E4

    An elderly Victorian era woman with a bonnet is reported to here, as well as the White Lady. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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