Haunted Places in east horndon, Essex



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    Brookside Theatre

    Romford, Greater London

    7.1 miles from east horndon, 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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    Coalhouse Fort

    East Tilbury, Essex

    7.9 miles from east horndon, 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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    The Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

    Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

    8.3 miles from east horndon, 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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    Becontree tube station

    Dagenham, Greater London

    9.7 miles from east horndon, 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

    10.2 miles from east horndon, 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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    Hall Place, Kent

    Dartford, England

    11.6 miles from east horndon, 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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    White Horse

    Chelmsford, England

    12.9 miles from east horndon, 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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    Rochester Castle

    Rochester, England

    13.9 miles from east horndon, 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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    Chatham Historic Dockyard

    Chatham, Medway

    14.3 miles from east horndon, 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

    14.6 miles from east horndon, 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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    Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea

    Southend-on-Sea, England

    14.8 miles from east horndon, 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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    Blackwall Tunnel

    east horndon, Greater London

    15.8 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    The Bow Bells

    London, Greater London

    16.1 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    The Queen's House, Greenwich

    London, Greater London

    16.3 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Greenwich Foot Tunnel

    London, Greater London

    16.5 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Chislehurst Caves

    Chislehurst, Greater London

    16.7 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    A strange mist will appear in many photos despite no reason. Sounds of children and dogs barking also come from within. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Sutton House

    London, Greater London

    17.2 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    The Anchor

    Canewdon, Essex

    17.3 miles from east horndon, 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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    Blue Bell Hill

    east horndon, Kent

    17.5 miles from east horndon, 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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    Bethnal Green Tube Station

    London, Greater London

    17.6 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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

    18.2 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Bruce Castle

    London, Greater London

    18.4 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Truman Brewery Site

    London, Greater London

    18.4 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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

    18.5 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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

    18.6 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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

    18.7 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Tower of London

    London, Greater London

    18.7 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Mitre Square

    London, Greater London

    18.8 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

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

    London, England

    18.8 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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

    18.8 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Larkfield Priory Hotel

    east horndon, Kent

    18.9 miles from east horndon, 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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    All Hallows By The Tower Church

    London, England

    18.9 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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

    19.2 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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

    19.2 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Gloucester Drive

    London, Greater London

    19.2 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Bank and Monument stations

    London, Greater London

    19.2 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Clink Prison Museum

    London, Greater London

    19.4 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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 James's Church

    London, England

    19.4 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    St Bartholomew the Great

    London, England

    19.6 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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

    19.6 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    St Paul's Cathedral

    London, Greater London

    19.6 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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

    19.7 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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

    19.7 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Farringdon station

    London, Greater London

    19.8 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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

    19.8 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Tollington Park

    London, England

    20 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Elephant & Castle tube station

    London, Greater London

    20 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    8 Ferrestone Road

    London, Greater London

    20.1 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    Temple Church

    London, England

    20.1 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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    The George

    London, Greater London

    20.2 miles from east horndon, UK-E4

    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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