Haunted Places in debenham, Suffolk



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    The Bull Hotel

    Woodbridge, Suffolk

    10.1 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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 Swan Hotel

    Lavenham, Suffolk

    18.1 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    The Mistley Thorn Hotel

    Mistley, Essex

    19.3 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    22.9 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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

    22.9 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Borley Rectory

    debenham, Essex

    23.6 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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 Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie

    Colchester, Essex

    25.3 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Colchester Castle

    Colchester, England

    25.5 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Hollytrees Museum

    Colchester, England

    25.5 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Brook Red Lion Hotel

    Colchester, Essex

    25.6 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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

    25.8 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Treasure Holt Garden Centre

    Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

    27.9 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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 Maids Head Hotel

    Norwich, Norfolk

    29.1 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Somerleyton Hall

    debenham, Suffolk

    29.5 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Layer Marney Tower

    Layer Marney, Essex

    31.7 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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 White Hart

    West Mersea, Essex

    32.6 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Cross Keys Hotel

    Saffron Walden, Essex

    42.2 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Raynham Hall

    debenham, Norfolk

    43.3 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    Quite possibly the most famous ghost photo was taken at this location. The ghost of Lady Dorothy Walpole (referred to as 'The Brown Lady') has been seen here since the 1830's. She has been throughout the building wearing a brown dress. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    White Horse

    Chelmsford, England

    44.9 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    University of Cambridge

    Cambridge, England

    45.2 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    The Anchor

    Canewdon, Essex

    45.4 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Cromer Pier

    Cromer, Norfolk

    49.8 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    The theater at the end of this pier (The Pavillion Theatre) is said to be haunted by Irish impressario, Dick Condon; some performers have claimed to see his spirit on the stage while shows are performed. Poltergeist activity and a man with a tall black hat have also been reported, ...


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    Castle Rising

    debenham, Norfolk

    49.9 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    Former French royalty, Queen Isabella, was thought to be responsible for the death of King Edward II (see: Berkeley Castle). After his death, she lived the rest of her life here and was said to have gone mad. People have heard screaming and maniacal laughter. Apparitions and mist have also ...


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    The Muckleburgh Collection

    debenham, Norfolk

    50.4 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    Ghost lights have been seen near the World War I pill box and are thought to be ghosts of some women who were killed during the war. Odd noises and phenomenom are picked up near a Russian tank and are believed to be that of the museum founder, Berry Savory. (Submitted ...


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    Sandringham House

    debenham, Norfolk

    50.9 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    Poltergeist activity is reported here; books fly off of shelves, blankets are pulled, footsteps are heard, cold blasts of air are felt, lights turn off and on, and a wheezing noise is heard. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea

    Southend-on-Sea, England

    51 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Old Ferry Boat Inn

    debenham, England

    51.8 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Wysing Arts Centre

    debenham, Cambridgeshire

    53.1 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    The Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

    Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

    54.5 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    The Feathers Inn

    Wadesmill, Hertfordshire

    57.7 miles from debenham, UK-N5

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


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    Reculver Towers and Roman Fort

    Reculver, England

    57.8 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Coalhouse Fort

    East Tilbury, Essex

    61 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Brookside Theatre

    Romford, Greater London

    61.4 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Ellington Park

    Ramsgate, Kent

    61.5 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Chatham Historic Dockyard

    Chatham, Medway

    63.5 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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

    63.9 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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

    64.1 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Becontree tube station

    Dagenham, Greater London

    64.9 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Minsden Chapel

    debenham, Hertfordshire

    64.9 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    The ruins of this chapel are home to a phantom monk who said to ring bells (which do not exist anymore) and that of a nun who was murdered in a nearby tunnel system. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Peterborough Museum

    Peterborough, Peterborough

    65.1 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    With a trip here, you might find yourself face to face with Thomas Hunter, who died during World War I. A sword in the gallery is to have a Roman soldier attached to it; another dark presence is on the first floor by recreation or period shops. Objects are thrown, ...


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    Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

    Peterborough, Peterborough

    65.1 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    Before it was a museum, this was a World War I hospital. An Australian named Thomas Hunter has been seen here since hours after his passing in 1916; he is usually on the staircase. In the cellar, a hooded figure slams doors and throws objects. Some five other ghosts are ...


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    Brocket Arms

    debenham, Hertfordshire

    66.9 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    A priest who was either tried and hanged or, rather, committed suicide is said to haunt here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dartford Library

    Dartford, Kent

    67.5 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Blue Bell Hill

    debenham, Kent

    67.7 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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 Woolpack Inn

    Chilham, Kent

    67.9 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    Bruce Castle

    London, Greater London

    68.5 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    A lady who supposedly committed suicide is said to remain here. People said that they have seen her apparition or heard her screams. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hall Place, Kent

    Dartford, England

    68.8 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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    The Bow Bells

    London, Greater London

    70 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    A spirit is said to occupy the washroom. It flushes toilets (while in use), plays with the doors, and has manifested as fog that oozes from the ground. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Sutton House

    London, Greater London

    70 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    A woman (thought to be wife of John Machell the younger) has been seen here in a white (or sometimes) blue dress. Guests have been awakened from their slumber in the Exhibition Room by a woman standing beside them. Dogs are heard barking despite no animals being inside of here, ...


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    Goodwin Sands - Lady Lovibond

    Kingsdown, Kent

    70.1 miles from debenham, UK-N5

    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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