Smithills Hall

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Numerous ghosts are seen or felt here: an invisible hand that likes to pinch the bottoms of staff and visitors, a young boy and a young girl, Royalist soldiers from the Civil War, a lady in grey at the church, a tall man with white hair often seen in the mirrors, along with a plethora of other activity from mysterious footprints and sounds to odd smells.

Submitted by Chris Berglund

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Geographic Information

Smithills Dean Rd
Bolton, Lancashire BL1 7NP
United Kingdom

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53.60256434814805, -2.456097007234348
Greater Manchester
Nearest Towns:
Bolton, UK (1.6 mi.)
North West, UK (1.8 mi.)
North Western, UK (1.8 mi.)
Borough Of Bolton, UK (1.9 mi.)
Bradshaw, UK (2.3 mi.)
Bromley Cross, UK (2.3 mi.)
Belmont, UK (2.8 mi.)
Turton, UK (3.1 mi.)
Harwood, UK (3.3 mi.)
Darcy Lever, UK (3.4 mi.)


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