Athelhampton House

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Built in 1485, the ghosts reported here are the Grey Lady (usually seen in the bedroom or corridors), a phantom monk, and the noises of a ghost named Cooper who taps on the walls, and a pet ape that was accidentally sealed behind the walls who will usually be heard scratching frantically.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

Athelhampton House
2 Athelhampton Rd
Puddletown, Dorchester

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50.7474439, -2.3305546999999933
Nearest Towns:
County Of Dorset, UK (0.2 mi.)
Dorsetshire, UK (0.2 mi.)
Piddletown, UK (0.9 mi.)
Puddletown, UK (0.9 mi.)
Tolpuddle, UK (1.3 mi.)
Woodsford, UK (2.1 mi.)
Milborne, UK (2.5 mi.)
Milborne Saint Andrew, UK (2.5 mi.)
Cheselbourne, UK (2.5 mi.)
Dewlish, UK (2.6 mi.)


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