Layer Marney Tower

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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 in the gardens and the barn is said to have the most activity. Poltergeist activity is commonly noted for happening in the east wing.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

Layer Marney
Essex CO5 9US
United Kingdom

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51.8242602, 0.7958535999999867
Nearest Towns:
Layer Marney, UK (0.6 mi.)
Birch, UK (1.1 mi.)
Copford, UK (1.8 mi.)
Tiptree, UK (2.0 mi.)
Messing, UK (2.1 mi.)
Layer De La Haye, UK (2.4 mi.)
Inworth, UK (2.7 mi.)
Great Wigborough, UK (2.9 mi.)
Tolleshunt Knights, UK (2.9 mi.)
Salcott, UK (3.0 mi.)


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