Rougemont Castle

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This site used to be a prison; the last execution was of three witches, hanged in the 1680s. Some of those executed here are said to be restless in the afterlife and have been reported to disturb guests’ hospitality here.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

Castle St
Exeter, Devon
EX4 3PU, United Kingdom

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50.72642560676583, -3.530245397622707
Nearest Towns:
Alphington, UK (1.8 mi.)
Exeter, UK (1.8 mi.)
Ide, UK (2.4 mi.)
Countess Wear, UK (2.7 mi.)
Wear, UK (2.7 mi.)
Pinhoe, UK (2.8 mi.)
Upton Pyne, UK (2.9 mi.)
Stoke Canon, UK (3.1 mi.)
Whitestone, UK (3.1 mi.)
Saint Marys Clist, UK (3.6 mi.)


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