Haunted Places in east dereham, Norfolk



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    Raynham Hall

    east dereham, Norfolk

    9.8 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    The Maids Head Hotel

    Norwich, Norfolk

    15.7 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    The Muckleburgh Collection

    east dereham, Norfolk

    19.9 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    20.2 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    20.2 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Sandringham House

    east dereham, Norfolk

    20.3 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Castle Rising

    east dereham, Norfolk

    20.9 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Cromer Pier

    Cromer, Norfolk

    23.2 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Somerleyton Hall

    east dereham, Suffolk

    33 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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 Swan Hotel

    Lavenham, Suffolk

    40.2 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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 Bull Hotel

    Woodbridge, Suffolk

    43.8 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Borley Rectory

    east dereham, Essex

    44.6 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    University of Cambridge

    Cambridge, England

    47.7 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Old Ferry Boat Inn

    east dereham, England

    47.8 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Peterborough Museum

    Peterborough, Peterborough

    50 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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

    50.1 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    RAF East Kirby

    East Kirkby, Lincolnshire

    50.2 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    The control tower has the most activity; people report hearing footsteps and feeling like they aren't alone. Numerous accidents have taken place here and those victims might be the ones responsible. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Mistley Thorn Hotel

    Mistley, Essex

    51.4 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Cross Keys Hotel

    Saffron Walden, Essex

    54.2 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Wysing Arts Centre

    east dereham, Cambridgeshire

    54.6 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Colchester Castle

    Colchester, England

    54.8 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie

    Colchester, Essex

    54.8 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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

    54.8 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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

    54.9 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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

    55 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Layer Marney Tower

    Layer Marney, Essex

    59.6 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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 Talbot Hotel

    Oundle, Northamptonshire

    60.5 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    A lady in black is known to appear and vanish by the staircase. She is rumored to be Mary, Queen of Scots. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Treasure Holt Garden Centre

    Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

    61 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Kimbolton School

    Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

    61.7 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    The ghost of Catherine of Aragon is seen here, having it once been her home. She is usually seen walking in the hall. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    RAF Metheringham

    east dereham, Lincolnshire

    61.9 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    A young woman is often reported on the side of the road trying to get help. She'll often get into the vehicle of the driver (if permitted), but vanish before she reaches her destination (as well as leave behind a foul odour). She is believed to be a young woman ...


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    The White Hart

    West Mersea, Essex

    62.7 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    White Horse

    Chelmsford, England

    68.2 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    The Feathers Inn

    Wadesmill, Hertfordshire

    71 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

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


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    Bradley Wood

    east dereham, North East Lincolnshire

    73.5 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    Supposedly, a solemn looking woman (known as "The Black Lady") is seen here. She is reported to sometimes show up on camera. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Minsden Chapel

    east dereham, Hertfordshire

    73.6 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    The Anchor

    Canewdon, Essex

    74.1 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    The Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

    Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

    75.5 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Brocket Arms

    east dereham, Hertfordshire

    77.4 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea

    Southend-on-Sea, England

    79.4 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Brookside Theatre

    Romford, Greater London

    82.8 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Becontree tube station

    Dagenham, Greater London

    86.1 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Bruce Castle

    London, Greater London

    86.3 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    Coalhouse Fort

    East Tilbury, Essex

    86.8 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    8 Ferrestone Road

    London, Greater London

    87.9 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    This old terrace house is reportedly haunted by a violent poltergeist, who forced a family to leave after throwing objects around and making mysterious banging noises. It has been dubbed the 'Hornsey Coal Ghost' and is believed to be one of those buried in the garden which was a former ...


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    Gloucester Drive

    London, Greater London

    88.7 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    Children can be heard running up and down the street at unusual hours, despite the road being empty. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Sutton House

    London, Greater London

    88.8 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    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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    1 Avenue Road

    London, Greater London

    88.8 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    This former gothic mansion was recently refurbished as a block of apartments, but resident still report instances of paranormal activity. Strange flickering flights have been seen moving around the upper floors, and loud footsteps and other disembodied noises have been heard. Chanting can be heard in some parts of the ...


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    Avenue House

    London, Greater London

    89 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    The spirits said to remain here are a woman who wanders around the premise (believed to be the former governess), a bitter man who can be found in the Turret Room, and a child who was locked in the cellar. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tollington Park

    London, England

    89.1 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    The sounds of a former murder from the beginning of the 20th century have been heard here. Generally, it's described as the sound of someone being chased, then choking to death. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Alexander House

    London, Greater London

    89.3 miles from east dereham, UK-I9

    This housing estate was built in the 1940's, but the land it was built on was the site of a former asylum. Residents have reported sighting the apparition of a shadowy figure with an evil face gliding through rooms and corridors of the estates, as well as seeing the figure ...


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