Haunted Places in east ham, Newham



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    The Bow Bells

    London, Greater London

    3 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    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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    Blackwall Tunnel

    east ham, Greater London

    3.1 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    People have reported a case of a phantom hitchhiker; he asks for a ride to visit his girlfriend, but vanishes before reaching the other end. It's believed to be the spirit of a motorcyclist who died in 1960. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Becontree tube station

    Dagenham, Greater London

    3.4 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    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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    Greenwich Foot Tunnel

    London, Greater London

    4.2 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    While the claustrophobic atmoshpere might be explained by the location of the tunnel, sometimes, people don't feel like they are alone when crossing here. A pair in Victorian clothes have been seen taking this path, disappearing as people approach. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Queen's House, Greenwich

    London, Greater London

    4.3 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    In 1966, a famous photograph captured spectres ascending the Tulip Staircase. Nothing is known about these figures, but guests have reported seeing figures in out-of-date clothing. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Sutton House

    London, Greater London

    4.4 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    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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    Bethnal Green Tube Station

    London, Greater London

    4.6 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    On March 1st, 1943, the sound of an anti-aircraft battery went off, but was mistaken for an attack by the Luftwaffe. Many Londoners fled down this tube, but the stampede resulted in the deaths of 173 people. The screams of many are still heard, as well as crying and sobbing. Submitted ...


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    Town of Ramsgate - The Wapping Old Stairs

    London, England

    5.2 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Beside this building are the Wapping Old Stairs; George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, is seen by the Thames as if he is patrolling. Low tide is said to be the most common time for something or someone to manifest. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Truman Brewery Site

    London, Greater London

    5.3 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    The second victim of Jack the Ripper, Anne Chapman, was discovered here. Her apparition was said to be seen standing up against the wall of the boardroom, usually accompanied by a chill. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Ten Bells Pub

    London, Greater London

    5.4 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Mary Kelly, Jack the Ripper's final victim, was last seen here before she was discovered the next day having been brutally mutilated. Kelly herself is not the ghost here, but rather, a Victorian gentlemen believed to be former owner, George Roberts. George is seen on the upper floors and would ...


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    Aldgate tube station

    London, Greater London

    5.6 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    The station was built over a plague pit supposedly containing 1,000 bodies. The ghosts here are said to be protective; one story involves an electrician who was shocked with 20,000 volts after a mistake during a normal repair. A transparent figure of an elderly woman was seen beside him and ...


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    St. Botolph Without Aldgate

    London, England

    5.6 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    In 1982, a photographer managed to capture a photograph of a figure dressed out-of-date in the upper sections on this church. It is considered to be one of the most famous ghost photos ever taken lending to the idea that St. Botolph's is haunted. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mitre Square

    London, Greater London

    5.7 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Catherine Eddowes, the fourth victim of Jack the Ripper was discovered here in 1888. Some people say that as the anniversary of her death approaches (September 30th), her figure is seen nearby the spot in which she was murdered. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Tower of London

    London, Greater London

    5.7 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Quite possibly London's most haunted spot, the activity includes the ghost of Thomas Becket (who was murdered on these grounds in 1170), Arbella Stuart (who can be found in her room), and Anne Boleyn, usually seen walking while carrying her head. Other spirits include two children supposedly murdered by ...


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    Chapel Royal of Saint Peter Ad Vincula - The Tower of London

    London, England

    5.7 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    The body of Anne Boleyn was discovered underneath the floor. She is one of the most commonly reported ghosts in the area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Liverpool Street Station

    London, Greater London

    5.7 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Back in 2000, CCTV footage caught a blur emerging and vanishing here. A man in overalls is seen here; legend has it that the tube was built over a burial site. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    All Hallows By The Tower Church

    London, England

    5.8 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    As the oldest church in London, it should be no surprise that this one has a haunted reputation. A boy's choir practicing in the 1920's were surprised to see an elderly woman stop by and watch them. The choirmaster had thought he locked the doors... and was even more surprised ...


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    St Magnus-the-Martyr

    London, England

    6.1 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    A monk has been seen in various locations throughout the church. A solemn feeling is also reported near the tomb of Miles Coverdale. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    King William Street Tunnel

    London, Greater London

    6.1 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    This tunnel has been closed since 1900; however, a photographer in the 1980's managed to capture an apparition on camera. A ghostly fog also appears from time to time. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Bank and Monument stations

    London, Greater London

    6.1 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Since the 19th century, a dark and foul apparition has been seen here, nicknamed "The Black Nun". It is said that she remains here because she is awaiting the return of her brother who had long since been executed. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    St James's Church

    London, England

    6.4 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    A mummified teenaged boy was discovered here in 1839. He is nicknamed 'Jimmy Garlick' and may be responsible for the objects that move themselves and the strange noises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Clink Prison Museum

    London, Greater London

    6.4 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    The Clink is one of the oldest prisons in London and a site for grizzly torture and interrogation methods. Most people will hear the noise of glass breaking and chains rattling, but poltergeist activity is also normal. Some shadows are reported and give a very gloomy and dreadful feeling. Submitted by ...


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    St Bartholomew the Great

    London, England

    6.5 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    A jester named Rahere founded this church after having a vision of St. Batholomew; buried inside of here, the ghost of Rahere (who became a monk later in life) is seen by the altar and by the Lady Chapel. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Rising Sun

    London, Greater London

    6.5 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    A perverted ghost has tried to undress women who sleep here and has been reported when people have showered. Workers have also reported the sounds of footsteps running across the empty rooms. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brookside Theatre

    Romford, Greater London

    6.5 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    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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    St Paul's Cathedral

    London, Greater London

    6.5 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    In All Souls' Chapel, an old clergyman (apparently accompanied by a mysterious, high-pitched whistling noise) is seen. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Viaduct Tavern

    London, Greater London

    6.6 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    An irate poltergeist is known its tantrums. In the cellar, it likes to knock things about and touch people. One owner had the doors slam behind him and an invisible force held the door shut from the other side. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Bailey

    London, Greater London

    6.6 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    The site of many public executions, many say those executed still remain in the building, usually in the 'Dead Man's Walk' (where they were led to be hung). Other people say that plague victims are reported in this location (as thousands of them were buried nearby). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Gloucester Drive

    London, Greater London

    6.7 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    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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    Farringdon station

    London, Greater London

    6.7 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    The ghost of an orphan named Anne Naylor was supposedly murdered and disposed of around here somewhere in the 18th or 19th century. Many passer-bys report the sound of her shriek and have since given her the nickname of "the Screaming Spectre of Farringdon". Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Clerkenwell House

    London, Greater London

    6.7 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Once a prison, the site was closed and demolished in the 1890's, however the underground tunnels still exist. A child is known to be heard crying far in the distance, believed to be lost in the darkness. Shadows wander ahead and behind of people, and one grim spirit is said ...


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    Elephant & Castle tube station

    London, Greater London

    7 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Footsteps and the sound of running are common. Sometimes, people are seen pacing in the carriages before vanishing. Knocks and rapping is also heard coming from empty corridors. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Temple Church

    London, England

    7 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Judge Henry Hawkins manifests in the gardens and is said to stay visible for an extended period. Cavaliers, knights, and those who once occupied this area are also said to haunt this location, sometimes being caught on photo. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bruce Castle

    London, Greater London

    7 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    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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    The George

    London, Greater London

    7.1 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Guests and workers report a cavalier of 17th century origin in the cellar. He is said to be quite harmless and usually will just stare at people. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lincoln Inn Site - Ghost Bird

    London, Greater London

    7.2 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Somewhere around this area once stood Lincoln's Inn. The offices of here were terrified of a presence that was thought to be a ghost bird; a young man had apparently been murdered in here for explanation while another hung himself inside of the same room. What they both had in ...


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    Kennington tube station

    London, Greater London

    7.4 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    The loop here is used for empty trains to reroute. Train drivers have reported an invisible guest walking through the carriages and opening doors to other compartments. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Aldwych Underground Station

    London, Greater London

    7.4 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    It is said that the ghost of an actress walks along the tracks here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tollington Park

    London, England

    7.4 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    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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    Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    London, Greater London

    7.5 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    A man in grey period-clothing is seen limping across the room before fading through the walls. It is also said that the ghosts of Joseph Grimaldi and Dan Leno have returned here in the afterlife and are very mischevious in their actions. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    King's Cross Station

    London, Greater London

    7.5 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    A fire in 1987 resulted in 31 deaths. Since 1998, a woman in distress has been seen, but disappears when people reach her. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Hall Place, Kent

    Dartford, England

    7.6 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    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 London Dungeon

    London, Greater London

    7.6 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    This building has it's share of history; ghosts ranging from the Plague to that of World War II are reported. Usually, people have reported shadowy figures, children playing ring-a-ring-o-roses, a naked man floating, and a dark figure believed to be that of Jack the Ripper. Doors open and close, the ...


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    Covent Garden tube station

    London, Greater London

    7.6 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    19th century actor William Terriss was murdered nearby and is said to haunt this tube. He is usually dressed quite formally (light gloves, grey jacket, and top hat). Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Embankment tube station

    London, Greater London

    7.6 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Doors open and close for no reason. Cold spots are also felt around Pages Walk, accompanied by a very eerie and unwelcoming feeling. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The British Museum

    London, Greater London

    7.7 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Legend has it that a cursed mummy was brought here and brought death and misfortune to those who came in contact with it. A tube station below also was said to have the mummy's ghost present and was possibily responsible for the disappearance of two women. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Westminster Bridge

    London, Greater London

    7.7 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Local lore states that on December 31st, just as the New Year bells chime, an apparition can be seen jumping from the bridge. Some claim that it is that of Jack the Ripper. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Ministry of Defence

    London, Greater London

    7.8 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    The Ministry of Defence was built over the site of the Whitehall Palace, dating back to the 12th century. In the Tudor Wine Cellar, patrol guards have seen a man walking through the corridors; when confronted, the man had vanished, or sometimes would walk through walls. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Palace of Westminster

    London, Greater London

    7.9 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Officers who use the basement room to stay overnight report as if someone is putting heavy pressure on their chests. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Westminster Abbey

    Deans Yd, Greater London

    8 miles from east ham, UK-I8

    Father Benedictus is the name given to a monk who is said to appear quite solid and able to hold very long and polite conversations. Another ghost is that of a soldier is said to stand by his tomb in silence. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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