Haunted Places in burgh, Norfolk



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    Somerleyton Hall

    burgh, Suffolk

    3.1 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    A Scandinavian woman who was brutally murdered is said to be responsible for strange sounds and poltergeist-like activity. The apparition of a Victorian woman is also spotted commonly on these grounds. Room 7 is said to be the most active. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Maids Head Hotel

    Norwich, Norfolk

    17.4 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    The two most commonly reported spirits are those of a woman said to be a former (whose presence is detected by the smell of lavender) and an elderly man in the courtyard (thought to be a former mayor of the city). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bull Hotel

    Woodbridge, Suffolk

    30.1 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    In the 1640's, a political argument grew so heated that Richard Evered was stabbed to death. Since his death, he is reported in room 4. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cromer Pier

    Cromer, Norfolk

    34.1 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    The theater at the end of this pier (The Pavillion Theatre) is said to be haunted by Irish impressario, Dick Condon; some performers have claimed to see his spirit on the stage while shows are performed. Poltergeist activity and a man with a tall black hat have also been reported, ...


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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    37.6 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Former keeper, Elizabeth Radcliffe still haunts her old property, as does a hooded monk seen in the main suite bedroom. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    37.6 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Guests feel watched, smell perfume or grow cold here. They have reported seeing a monk in the main bedroom suite and have seen the former landlady, Elizabeth, in the drawing room. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Muckleburgh Collection

    burgh, Norfolk

    38.2 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Ghost lights have been seen near the World War I pill box and are thought to be ghosts of some women who were killed during the war. Odd noises and phenomenom are picked up near a Russian tank and are believed to be that of the museum founder, Berry Savory. (Submitted ...


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    Raynham Hall

    burgh, Norfolk

    41.4 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Quite possibly the most famous ghost photo was taken at this location. The ghost of Lady Dorothy Walpole (referred to as 'The Brown Lady') has been seen here since the 1830's. She has been throughout the building wearing a brown dress. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Swan Hotel

    Lavenham, Suffolk

    43.9 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    A marriage was going to take place out of wedlock, but the groom left the altar and the bride took her own life. She is most commonly seen in Room 15; it is here where she hung herself. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Mistley Thorn Hotel

    Mistley, Essex

    44 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Three of the ghosts here are said to include Matthew Hopkins (better known as the Witchfinder General) who died of tuberculosis in 1647. Other spirits include that of a serving girl usually seen walking along the corridors and a young boy who was thrown under a moving cart and trampled ...


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    Borley Rectory

    burgh, Essex

    49.5 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Supposedly one of the most haunted locations in the United Kingdom, apparitions have appeared in photographs, objects have moved on their own, and out-of-place-looking figures have been witnessed all over the grounds of this house. Supposedly, a monk and nun tried to elope around here, but were caught and killed ...


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    Treasure Holt Garden Centre

    Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

    50.2 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Smugglers and murders once used this place as a hide-out. It is also said that the innkeeper at the time used to murder many people and then dump their bodies by a trapdoor into a well beneath it. The most commonly seen ghost here is that of a monk who ...


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    The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie

    Colchester, Essex

    51 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Soldiers from the English Civil War are said to still make this building their home. Cavaliers have vanished before stunned guests and some of the ghosts give off an overwhelmingly negative energy that staff try to avoid certain areas. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hollytrees Museum

    Colchester, England

    51.3 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Guests have reported the presence of a woman in white; it is believed to Miss Anne Lisle due to many people feeling as if someone is standing behind them in the same room as her portrait. A lady in grey is also reported in the East Lodge; her presence is ...


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    Colchester Castle

    Colchester, England

    51.3 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    A man named James Parnell was imprisoned here until his death. Part of his punishment involved having to climb a rope in order to obtain his food, but never recovered after a fall. James is reported throughout the building since his unfortunate passing. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brook Red Lion Hotel

    Colchester, Essex

    51.5 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    A little girl named Alice was murdered here and has remained here since her death in 1638. She's usually seen in rooms 5, 6, and 10; some believe she also appears as a woman. A monk is seen in the halls and a little boy is seen in the Parliament ...


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    The Fox and Fiddler

    Colchester, England

    51.7 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    A chambermaid named Sarah was said to have been walled up here by the Witchfinder General, Matthew Hopkins. Sarah is a good soul with a good sense of humour, described as being short, blonde, and in an old chambermaid costume. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Sandringham House

    burgh, Norfolk

    52.7 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Poltergeist activity is reported here; books fly off of shelves, blankets are pulled, footsteps are heard, cold blasts of air are felt, lights turn off and on, and a wheezing noise is heard. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castle Rising

    burgh, Norfolk

    53.3 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Former French royalty, Queen Isabella, was thought to be responsible for the death of King Edward II (see: Berkeley Castle). After his death, she lived the rest of her life here and was said to have gone mad. People have heard screaming and maniacal laughter. Apparitions and mist have also ...


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    The White Hart

    West Mersea, Essex

    57.7 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    A woman crossing a frozen river is said to have fallen through the ice and drowned. She is said to be looking for her husband here. Another spirit that is said to be here is that of a labrador retriever. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Layer Marney Tower

    Layer Marney, Essex

    57.7 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    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 ...


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    Cross Keys Hotel

    Saffron Walden, Essex

    67 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    A ghostly woman believed to be Oliver Cromwell's mistress has been seen here. The apparition of a ghostly soldier is more commonly seen and heard in the corridors of the hotel. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Anchor

    Canewdon, Essex

    70.8 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Objects are reported to fly around and the scent of perfume is picked up. The activity is thought to be caused by a ghost named Sarah who was murdered after being caught in a marital affair. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    White Horse

    Chelmsford, England

    71.4 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    A bell ringer was supposedly murdered on the stairwell of this pub. Sometimes people will hear his screaming from the area of where he died. Other people say that the man who murdered him, a farmer, is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea

    Southend-on-Sea, England

    76.3 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    The former manager, George, hung himself after he found out he was in dire straits financially. He is reported here as is the smell of tobacco and the feeling of someone your shoulder. A woman in white has also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Reculver Towers and Roman Fort

    Reculver, England

    78.5 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Roman soldiers who once patrolled fort are still seen patrolling it. The skeletons of children that were uncovered could explain the sounds of crying that emulates from here. Dark, hooded figures have also been seen; odds are that a bulk of the activity that goes on here hasn't even been ...


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    Ellington Park

    Ramsgate, Kent

    79.8 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    The site of the rookery was once a manor where the wife of the owner stabbed her husband to death. It is said that she is seen running away from someone. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

    Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

    81 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    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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    Goodwin Sands - Lady Lovibond

    Kingsdown, Kent

    86.4 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    According to legend, a ship named the Lady Lovibond was wrecked along this sandbank (6 miles off the coast of Deal) in 1748. Every fifty years after its wreck, it was reported to be seen, even having an eerie glow to it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Coalhouse Fort

    East Tilbury, Essex

    87 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    The history of this location dates back to ancient times; some of those who oversaw this building are very well said to remain. In the tunnels, many report shadows, full-bodied apparitions, and mist showing up in photographs. Some people have been grabbed or had objects thrown at them. In the ...


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    Brookside Theatre

    Romford, Greater London

    87.8 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    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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    Chatham Historic Dockyard

    Chatham, Medway

    88.9 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    A teenaged girl is commonly seen in the windows staring at the sea, believed to be waiting for her lover to return. The spirits of a woman and an angry man are possibly responsible for doors slamming and the feeling of being watched. A female supervisor who died here in ...


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    Fort Amherst

    Chatham, Medway

    89.3 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    It's very common to capture heavy fog in photographs. People have seen shadows, full-bodied apparitions, and heard strange voices. People who walk through the tunnel will sometimes wind up with a child's handprint on them. A ghost soldier is also seen, but usually more often to the regulars here. (Submitted by ...


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    Rochester Castle

    Rochester, England

    89.6 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Lady Blanche de Warenne was killed during a siege in 1264. An arrow intended to kill her husband bounced off his breastplate and struck her instead; she then fell from the keep. Some say that they see the fall repeating itself, others hear disembodied footsteps within the castle. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    The Woolpack Inn

    Chilham, Kent

    90.3 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    The ghost is that of the Grey Lady; she roams the building, but is known for being quite friendly. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blue Bell Hill

    burgh, Kent

    93 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    According to local legend, a bride-to-be was killed along the A229. Her spirit still walks along the road and sometimes attempts to hitchhike, but vanishes. Another case involve a young girl who was hit by a car and wrapped in a blanket until help could arrive, but the girl had ...


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    Dartford Library

    Dartford, Kent

    93.8 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Books are said to fall off of their shelves, employees are grabbed or have their clothing tugged, and people have the sense that someone is always watching them. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dover Castle

    Dover, Kent

    94.5 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    CCTV footage recently caught a blurred figure by the castle's gate. This could possibly be the ghost of a drummer boy who was murdered and decapitated while running an errand; sometimes he is heard drumming. A woman in red and a cavalier have been seen in the old keep, and ...


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    Charing

    Charing, England

    94.9 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Pluckley, a small village in the county of Kent in England, is well known as the most haunted place in the UK. However, just a couple of miles down the road and sitting in a valley is the historic village of Charing. My family lived there for many years and ...


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    Hall Place, Kent

    Dartford, England

    95.2 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    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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    Leeds Castle

    Broomfield, England

    95.4 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    The ghost of a black dog is seen here, being associated as a bad omen for the family who lived here. The Duchess of Gloucester, who was once imprisoned here, and a woman with long, flowing hair have also been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Larkfield Priory Hotel

    burgh, Kent

    96.4 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    A servant named Charlotte either died during a botched abortion or killed herself after she lost her baby. Either way, her ghost is still reported here. Numerous other ghosts have been picked up; this could possibly be attributed to the gallows that once stood on this property. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Black Horse

    burgh, Kent

    97.9 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Inside of this pub, claims of poltergeist activity draw in curious people. Items usually disappear and reappear when guests aren't looking. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Elvey Farm

    burgh, Kent

    97.9 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    The ghost of Edward Brett (a man who killed himself) and a man in a military uniform are spotted here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Parish Church of St Nicholas

    burgh, Kent

    97.9 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    One of the members of the Dering Family gave birth to a stillborn child placed in an unmarked grave. Now, there are reports that she can be seen wandering the graveyard, often referred to as the Red Lady. Another spirit, known simply as The White Lady is also seen around ...


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    Schoolmaster's Hanging Site

    burgh, Kent

    97.9 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    A schoolmaster hung himself around this area wearing a coat and striped pants. People who see his ghost say that is still wearing the same outfit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blacksmith Arms

    burgh, Kent

    98.3 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Reports say that there is a cavalier who is still seen here, generally in the upstairs rooms. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Boys Hall

    Willesborough, Kent

    98.3 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    A woman who lost her lover in a duel is seen wandering around. A stable master, named Thomas, and a ghost called "John the Drunk" are also here. Be warned before you come here: some people have been grabbed by unseen hands or hear scratching noises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Fright Corner

    burgh, Kent

    98.6 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Fright Corner was the location of a highwayman's execution (his name being given as Robert DuBois), supposedly. Long after having met his fate by a sword or spear, his shadow still lurks around his final spot. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pinnock Bridge

    burgh, Kent

    98.6 miles from burgh, UK-I9

    Locals here know the history of someone known as the Watercress Woman, a gypsy who burned to death after her clothing caught on fire. People claim to see her walking around the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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