Lumley Castle

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The former owner of property, Lily of Lumley, was said to have been murdered by two priests and dropped down a well; her apparition is seen around the castle and sometimes coming out of the well. A playful man named Black Jack likes to move objects, children have been heard playing and screaming, and another man has been reported in the bar.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

DH3 4NX, United Kingdom

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54.853293, -1.553730900000005
County Durham
Nearest Towns:
Chester-le-street, UK (0.6 mi.)
Pelton, UK (2.1 mi.)
Pelton Fell, UK (2.1 mi.)
Birtley, UK (2.1 mi.)
Plawsworth, UK (2.8 mi.)
Edmondsley, UK (3.2 mi.)
West Rainton, UK (3.3 mi.)
Low Eighton, UK (3.4 mi.)
Newbottle, UK (3.5 mi.)
Houghton Le Spring, UK (3.5 mi.)


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