The Dower House, Stoke Park

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The ghost of Lady Elizabeth Somerset is reported to knock three times at her memorial if she is present (she died after falling from her horse). Some people report seeing her and other report the sound of horse hooves.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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The Dower House
Parnell Rd, Stoke Gifford
Bristol, South Gloucestershire
BS16 1ZS, UK

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51.4929464, -2.5454257999999754
South Gloucestershire
Nearest Towns:
Frenchay, UK (1.2 mi.)
Frenchay Park, UK (1.2 mi.)
Stapleton, UK (1.2 mi.)
Fishponds, UK (1.4 mi.)
Hambrook, UK (1.5 mi.)
Mangotsfield, UK (1.6 mi.)
Filton, UK (1.7 mi.)
Stoke Gifford, UK (1.7 mi.)
Staple Hill, UK (1.9 mi.)
Charlton, UK (2.9 mi.)


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  1. A woman has been seen in the old lane by pearces lane off hambrook lane & my cousin & I saw a woman in a white summer dress dancing across the field in the stoke gifford popular rooms.There was a rumour a woman died in the old quarry off hambrook lane,by pearces & the old farm.

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