Haunted Places in barkingside, Redbridge



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    Becontree tube station

    Dagenham, Greater London

    3.5 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Workers here feel as if they are being followed around or watched. One worker reported seeing a blonde woman in a white dress; however, she had no face, but rather a blank area instead. This might be related to an accident that claimed 10 lives in 1958. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Brookside Theatre

    Romford, Greater London

    4.4 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    The theatre itself was only opened in 2012, but the building has existed since the 1950's. Security footage of poltergeist activity has brought to light the possibility that this place is haunted. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bow Bells

    London, Greater London

    5.9 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    A spirit is said to occupy the washroom. It flushes toilets (while in use), plays with the doors, and has manifested as fog that oozes from the ground. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Sutton House

    London, Greater London

    6.2 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    A woman (thought to be wife of John Machell the younger) has been seen here in a white (or sometimes) blue dress. Guests have been awakened from their slumber in the Exhibition Room by a woman standing beside them. Dogs are heard barking despite no animals being inside of here, ...


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    Blackwall Tunnel

    barkingside, Greater London

    6.7 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    People have reported a case of a phantom hitchhiker; he asks for a ride to visit his girlfriend, but vanishes before reaching the other end. It's believed to be the spirit of a motorcyclist who died in 1960. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bruce Castle

    London, Greater London

    6.9 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    A lady who supposedly committed suicide is said to remain here. People said that they have seen her apparition or heard her screams. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bethnal Green Tube Station

    London, Greater London

    7.1 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    On March 1st, 1943, the sound of an anti-aircraft battery went off, but was mistaken for an attack by the Luftwaffe. Many Londoners fled down this tube, but the stampede resulted in the deaths of 173 people. The screams of many are still heard, as well as crying and sobbing. Submitted ...


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    Gloucester Drive

    London, Greater London

    7.8 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Children can be heard running up and down the street at unusual hours, despite the road being empty. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Greenwich Foot Tunnel

    London, Greater London

    7.9 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    While the claustrophobic atmoshpere might be explained by the location of the tunnel, sometimes, people don't feel like they are alone when crossing here. A pair in Victorian clothes have been seen taking this path, disappearing as people approach. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Truman Brewery Site

    London, Greater London

    8 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    The second victim of Jack the Ripper, Anne Chapman, was discovered here. Her apparition was said to be seen standing up against the wall of the boardroom, usually accompanied by a chill. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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  • Ghosts of the Northeast
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    The Queen's House, Greenwich

    London, Greater London

    8 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    In 1966, a famous photograph captured spectres ascending the Tulip Staircase. Nothing is known about these figures, but guests have reported seeing figures in out-of-date clothing. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ten Bells Pub

    London, Greater London

    8.1 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Mary Kelly, Jack the Ripper's final victim, was last seen here before she was discovered the next day having been brutally mutilated. Kelly herself is not the ghost here, but rather, a Victorian gentlemen believed to be former owner, George Roberts. George is seen on the upper floors and would ...


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    Aldgate tube station

    London, Greater London

    8.3 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    The station was built over a plague pit supposedly containing 1,000 bodies. The ghosts here are said to be protective; one story involves an electrician who was shocked with 20,000 volts after a mistake during a normal repair. A transparent figure of an elderly woman was seen beside him and ...


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    Town of Ramsgate - The Wapping Old Stairs

    London, England

    8.3 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Beside this building are the Wapping Old Stairs; George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, is seen by the Thames as if he is patrolling. Low tide is said to be the most common time for something or someone to manifest. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Liverpool Street Station

    London, Greater London

    8.4 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Back in 2000, CCTV footage caught a blur emerging and vanishing here. A man in overalls is seen here; legend has it that the tube was built over a burial site. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    St. Botolph Without Aldgate

    London, England

    8.4 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    In 1982, a photographer managed to capture a photograph of a figure dressed out-of-date in the upper sections on this church. It is considered to be one of the most famous ghost photos ever taken lending to the idea that St. Botolph's is haunted. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mitre Square

    London, Greater London

    8.4 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Catherine Eddowes, the fourth victim of Jack the Ripper was discovered here in 1888. Some people say that as the anniversary of her death approaches (September 30th), her figure is seen nearby the spot in which she was murdered. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    8 Ferrestone Road

    London, Greater London

    8.6 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    This old terrace house is reportedly haunted by a violent poltergeist, who forced a family to leave after throwing objects around and making mysterious banging noises. It has been dubbed the 'Hornsey Coal Ghost' and is believed to be one of those buried in the garden which was a former ...


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    Tower of London

    London, Greater London

    8.6 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Quite possibly London's most haunted spot, the activity includes the ghost of Thomas Becket (who was murdered on these grounds in 1170), Arbella Stuart (who can be found in her room), and Anne Boleyn, usually seen walking while carrying her head. Other spirits include two children supposedly murdered by ...


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    Tollington Park

    London, England

    8.6 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    The sounds of a former murder from the beginning of the 20th century have been heard here. Generally, it's described as the sound of someone being chased, then choking to death. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Chapel Royal of Saint Peter Ad Vincula - The Tower of London

    London, England

    8.6 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    The body of Anne Boleyn was discovered underneath the floor. She is one of the most commonly reported ghosts in the area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    All Hallows By The Tower Church

    London, England

    8.7 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    As the oldest church in London, it should be no surprise that this one has a haunted reputation. A boy's choir practicing in the 1920's were surprised to see an elderly woman stop by and watch them. The choirmaster had thought he locked the doors... and was even more surprised ...


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    Bank and Monument stations

    London, Greater London

    8.8 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Since the 19th century, a dark and foul apparition has been seen here, nicknamed "The Black Nun". It is said that she remains here because she is awaiting the return of her brother who had long since been executed. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    St Magnus-the-Martyr

    London, England

    8.9 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    A monk has been seen in various locations throughout the church. A solemn feeling is also reported near the tomb of Miles Coverdale. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    King William Street Tunnel

    London, Greater London

    8.9 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    This tunnel has been closed since 1900; however, a photographer in the 1980's managed to capture an apparition on camera. A ghostly fog also appears from time to time. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    St Bartholomew the Great

    London, England

    9 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    A jester named Rahere founded this church after having a vision of St. Batholomew; buried inside of here, the ghost of Rahere (who became a monk later in life) is seen by the altar and by the Lady Chapel. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Rising Sun

    London, Greater London

    9 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    A perverted ghost has tried to undress women who sleep here and has been reported when people have showered. Workers have also reported the sounds of footsteps running across the empty rooms. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Clerkenwell House

    London, Greater London

    9.1 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Once a prison, the site was closed and demolished in the 1890's, however the underground tunnels still exist. A child is known to be heard crying far in the distance, believed to be lost in the darkness. Shadows wander ahead and behind of people, and one grim spirit is said ...


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    St James's Church

    London, England

    9.1 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    A mummified teenaged boy was discovered here in 1839. He is nicknamed 'Jimmy Garlick' and may be responsible for the objects that move themselves and the strange noises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    1 Avenue Road

    London, Greater London

    9.1 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    This former gothic mansion was recently refurbished as a block of apartments, but resident still report instances of paranormal activity. Strange flickering flights have been seen moving around the upper floors, and loud footsteps and other disembodied noises have been heard. Chanting can be heard in some parts of the ...


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    St Paul's Cathedral

    London, Greater London

    9.2 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    In All Souls' Chapel, an old clergyman (apparently accompanied by a mysterious, high-pitched whistling noise) is seen. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Farringdon station

    London, Greater London

    9.2 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    The ghost of an orphan named Anne Naylor was supposedly murdered and disposed of around here somewhere in the 18th or 19th century. Many passer-bys report the sound of her shriek and have since given her the nickname of "the Screaming Spectre of Farringdon". Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Clink Prison Museum

    London, Greater London

    9.2 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    The Clink is one of the oldest prisons in London and a site for grizzly torture and interrogation methods. Most people will hear the noise of glass breaking and chains rattling, but poltergeist activity is also normal. Some shadows are reported and give a very gloomy and dreadful feeling. Submitted by ...


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    Viaduct Tavern

    London, Greater London

    9.2 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    An irate poltergeist is known its tantrums. In the cellar, it likes to knock things about and touch people. One owner had the doors slam behind him and an invisible force held the door shut from the other side. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Bailey

    London, Greater London

    9.2 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    The site of many public executions, many say those executed still remain in the building, usually in the 'Dead Man's Walk' (where they were led to be hung). Other people say that plague victims are reported in this location (as thousands of them were buried nearby). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    King's Cross Station

    London, Greater London

    9.6 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    A fire in 1987 resulted in 31 deaths. Since 1998, a woman in distress has been seen, but disappears when people reach her. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Temple Church

    London, England

    9.6 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Judge Henry Hawkins manifests in the gardens and is said to stay visible for an extended period. Cavaliers, knights, and those who once occupied this area are also said to haunt this location, sometimes being caught on photo. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

    Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

    9.7 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    The apparitions here include former bunker and RAF personnel, a tall elderly woman, and a dark force in the sick bay. Some people say that the bunker was built by an ancient burial site from the Bronze Age and another story involves a worker who was buried alive in concrete. ...


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    Lincoln Inn Site - Ghost Bird

    London, Greater London

    9.7 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Somewhere around this area once stood Lincoln's Inn. The offices of here were terrified of a presence that was thought to be a ghost bird; a young man had apparently been murdered in here for explanation while another hung himself inside of the same room. What they both had in ...


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    The George

    London, Greater London

    9.7 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Guests and workers report a cavalier of 17th century origin in the cellar. He is said to be quite harmless and usually will just stare at people. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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  • Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting
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    Hall Place, Kent

    Dartford, England

    9.9 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    The White Lady of Tower was said to have seen her husband's murder and, soon after, died of grief. She is seen near the tower, sometimes looking out the window. A man known as the Black Prince also appears here; he is said to be a bad omen. Other shadows ...


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    Highgate Cemetery

    London, Greater London

    10 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    The two most commonly seen ghosts are that of a woman in grey often searching around frantically (the common belief is that she's looking for her children whom she killed) and a robed man who can be viewed from afar, but disappears when viewed too close. Another figure is said ...


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    Elephant & Castle tube station

    London, Greater London

    10 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Footsteps and the sound of running are common. Sometimes, people are seen pacing in the carriages before vanishing. Knocks and rapping is also heard coming from empty corridors. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Aldwych Underground Station

    London, Greater London

    10 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    It is said that the ghost of an actress walks along the tracks here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    London, Greater London

    10 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    A man in grey period-clothing is seen limping across the room before fading through the walls. It is also said that the ghosts of Joseph Grimaldi and Dan Leno have returned here in the afterlife and are very mischevious in their actions. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Alexander House

    London, Greater London

    10 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    This housing estate was built in the 1940's, but the land it was built on was the site of a former asylum. Residents have reported sighting the apparition of a shadowy figure with an evil face gliding through rooms and corridors of the estates, as well as seeing the figure ...


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    The British Museum

    London, Greater London

    10 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    Legend has it that a cursed mummy was brought here and brought death and misfortune to those who came in contact with it. A tube station below also was said to have the mummy's ghost present and was possibily responsible for the disappearance of two women. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Gate House

    London, Greater London

    10.1 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    A woman named Mother Marnes was murdered here; she is said to be seen wearing all black. Other people have been pushed, heard unusual noises, or felt very unwelcomed, particularly in the ballroom. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Flask

    London, Greater London

    10.1 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    An unidentified woman has been seen here. She likes to swing the lights and move glasses, but if the temperature makes a sudden drop, she could be about to make a full-bodied appearance. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Covent Garden tube station

    London, Greater London

    10.2 miles from barkingside, UK-K8

    19th century actor William Terriss was murdered nearby and is said to haunt this tube. He is usually dressed quite formally (light gloves, grey jacket, and top hat). Submitted by Chris Berglund


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