Haunted Places in east tilbury, Thurrock



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    Coalhouse Fort

    East Tilbury, Essex

    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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    Rochester Castle

    Rochester, England

    4.4 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Chatham Historic Dockyard

    Chatham, Medway

    4.8 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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

    5.1 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Blue Bell Hill

    east tilbury, Kent

    8.3 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Larkfield Priory Hotel

    east tilbury, Kent

    10.5 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Dartford Library

    Dartford, Kent

    10.7 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea

    Southend-on-Sea, England

    11.7 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Hall Place, Kent

    Dartford, England

    13.2 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Brookside Theatre

    Romford, Greater London

    14.9 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Leeds Castle

    Broomfield, England

    15.6 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Becontree tube station

    Dagenham, Greater London

    15.9 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    The Anchor

    Canewdon, Essex

    16.6 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    The Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

    Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

    17.8 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Chislehurst Caves

    Chislehurst, Greater London

    17.9 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    A strange mist will appear in many photos despite no reason. Sounds of children and dogs barking also come from within. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    White Horse

    Chelmsford, England

    19.9 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    The Queen's House, Greenwich

    London, Greater London

    20.4 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Blackwall Tunnel

    east tilbury, Greater London

    20.6 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Greenwich Foot Tunnel

    London, Greater London

    20.6 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    The Bow Bells

    London, Greater London

    21.6 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Charing

    Charing, England

    21.7 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Elvey Farm

    east tilbury, Kent

    22.1 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Dering Wood - Screaming Woods

    Smarden, Kent

    22.5 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    A colonel is said to be the most prominent haunter in this forest. He is reported to have hung himself and appears to be very lifelike. Other reports say that more than 50 people have died in this area and some of them still possibly remain. Often, ectoplasm or ghostly ...


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    Fright Corner

    east tilbury, Kent

    22.5 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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

    east tilbury, Kent

    22.6 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Schoolmaster's Hanging Site

    east tilbury, Kent

    22.6 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Black Horse

    east tilbury, Kent

    22.7 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Blacksmith Arms

    east tilbury, Kent

    22.7 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Parish Church of St Nicholas

    east tilbury, Kent

    22.7 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    The Chequers Inn

    Smarden, Kent

    22.8 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    Highwayman, Dick Turpin is reported here. He is said to sit at a table and write using a quill. A Napoleonic-era soldier has also been reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Town of Ramsgate - The Wapping Old Stairs

    London, England

    23 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Bethnal Green Tube Station

    London, Greater London

    23.1 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Maltman's Hill

    Smarden, Kent

    23.1 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    People claim that along this road, a phantom carriage travels. Drivers will report the sounds of wooden wheels turning or hooves on cobblestone even though the road has been paved over. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Sutton House

    London, Greater London

    23.3 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Village Brickworks

    east tilbury, Kent

    23.4 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    A brickworker was supposedly crushed by a ton of bricks or fell to his death (depending on which variation is heard). His scream can be heard coming from where he died. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dering Arms

    Pluckley, Kent

    23.5 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    An elderly Victorian era woman with a bonnet is reported to here, as well as the White Lady. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hever Castle

    east tilbury, Kent

    23.6 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    Anne Boleyn is seen in the gardens and by the bridge crossing the River Eden. An angry spirit also lurks here banging on the walls and throwing objects around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tower of London

    London, Greater London

    23.7 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Truman Brewery Site

    London, Greater London

    23.7 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

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

    London, England

    23.7 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Aldgate tube station

    London, Greater London

    23.8 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Ten Bells Pub

    London, Greater London

    23.8 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    St. Botolph Without Aldgate

    London, England

    23.8 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    All Hallows By The Tower Church

    London, England

    23.8 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Mitre Square

    London, Greater London

    23.8 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Liverpool Street Station

    London, Greater London

    24.1 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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 Magnus-the-Martyr

    London, England

    24.1 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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

    24.2 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Bank and Monument stations

    London, Greater London

    24.3 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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    Clink Prison Museum

    London, Greater London

    24.4 miles from east tilbury, UK-O3

    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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