Haunted Places in south molton, Devon



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    Guildhall Building

    Barnstaple, Devon

    10.8 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    This historic building is uses as both council offices and as a function hall. Staff have reported sighting two long dead council members wandering the premises after hours. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Braunton Inn

    Braunton, Devon

    13.7 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    The spirit of a man named Barnard remains here. Not much is known about him. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Sinai House

    Lynton, Devon

    14.6 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    45 different ghosts are here. Outside of the property is a tree that was once used to hang witches; some people who walk near the tree begin to feel emotionally distraught without knowing the knowledge of it. Inside of the premises, monks, soldiers, dark, malevolent shadows, and other full-bodied apparitions ...


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    Trout Inn

    south molton, Devon

    17.8 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    This thatched cottage has been converted to an inn, and is believed to be haunted by a hovering shade that has been known to materialise in the closets of guests. A former owner recalls having witnessed this apparition on several occasions when the building was a private residence. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Fisherman's Cot Inn

    south molton, Devon

    17.8 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    This historic inn is notorious for the ghostly laughter of a young woman that has been heard by guests. There are also reports of a headless horseman riding past the inn at a certain time every night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Thatched Inn

    south molton, Devon

    18 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    During the evening at this restaurant and pub, staff and customers have reported hearing disembodied footsteps and the clinking of glasses when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Devil's Stone Inn

    Shebbear, Devon

    19.9 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A playful girl, around aged 7, and a man with a grey beard have both been seen here. A coachman is also reported to wander around the restaurant area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Oxenham Arms

    South Zeal, Devon

    20.4 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    Two figures are reported here: a monk and a lady. Footsteps and a dragging noise are also reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The White Hart Hotel

    Okehampton, Devon

    20.6 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    The voice of a child name Peter can be heard at times. He is said to play with other children who come and visit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tors Hotel

    south molton, Devon

    20.9 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    This family run hotel is haunted by an angry poltergeist that slams doors on the upper floors of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Okehampton Castle

    south molton, Devon

    21.1 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A famous legend here surrounds a woman named Mary Howard. While Mary was a well-to-do woman, in the afterlife, she has been confused with a woman named Lady Frances Howard, who murdered four of her husbands. It is said that Mary is carried in a carriage made of bone and ...


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    Three Crowns Hotel

    Chagford, England

    23.8 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    The spirit of Sidney Godolphin is allegedly here. He is said to wander the premise and even manifest right in front of people, then retreats by walking through a wall. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Rougemont Castle

    Exeter, Devon

    24 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    This site used to be a prison; the last execution was of three witches, hanged in the 1680s. Some of those executed here are said to be restless in the afterlife and have been reported to disturb guests' hospitality here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Well House

    Exeter, Devon

    24.2 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    People claim to spot women in black gowns who suddenly vanish. The odor of perfume, lights flickering, and alarms going off are also common activity here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Well House Tavern

    Exeter, Devon

    24.2 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    It is said that a monk and a nun engaging in a love affair killed themselves at this location. Robed figures are seen, perfume scents are picked up, and alarms are known to go off by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Exeter Cathedral

    Exeter, Devon

    24.2 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A monk and a nun are thought to have fallen in love and then chose to commit suicide to remain together. Both spirits are seen here, long after their deaths in circa 1400. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Highwayman Inn

    south molton, Devon

    24.7 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    The ghost of a man named Sam has been reported wearing green and a feathered cap. He is said to have died in a battle somewhere around it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Cowick Barton

    Exeter, Devon

    24.7 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A friendly monk is reported here, but the guests don't mind him. Another figure dressed as a Royalist soldier has been seen in different bedrooms. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Ley Arms

    south molton, Devon

    28 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A negative presence is usually felt in the restaurant area and by the toilets. Doors will sometimes open and slam by themselves and the scent of cigarette smoke can also be picked up. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Powderham Castle

    south molton, England

    30.5 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A mother and her child were walled up alive and are still felt here. A Grey Lady walks between the castle and the church; her appearance is said to be a bad omen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Taunton Castle

    Taunton, Somerset

    31.7 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    James Scott, an illegitimate heir to the throne, overthrew this castle in 1685, but only a month later, a retaliation cost him his life as well as most of his soldiers. Many were hung on the gallows, other were forced to become slaves, but doubtless, it is said many of ...


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    Exmouth Rugby Club

    Exmouth, England

    32.8 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    CCTV caught a bar bell ringing by itself. Guests and workers have also noticed muffled voices despite the building being empty. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    New Look Boutique Store

    Sidmouth, England

    33.7 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    This boutique store in this quaint seaside town is reportedly haunted by the apparition of a woman named Gladys, a former tenant of the building. Staff reportedly heard loud noises, disembodied footsteps and whispering noises. I myself visited this store after the local newspaper ran an article, and experienced the ...


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    Bay Horse Inn

    Ashburton, Devon

    34.6 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    The upper floor of this public house is believed to be haunted by several young children. Staff have reported hearing babies crying, running footsteps and ghostly laughter. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Sidholme Hotel

    Sidmouth, England

    34.6 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A Victorian woman recently was caught on photograph. She is said to be the wife of the owner from 142 years ago. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kennaway House

    Sidmouth, England

    34.8 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A young girl named Charlotte is reported here. Occurences became so frequent, one room is now called the Charlotte Room (where she is frequently seen). She is said to also move heavy objects and give guests the sense of not being alone. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    New Look

    Sidmouth, England

    34.9 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A medium was called here after employees kept experiencing items falling off of their racks, noises were unaccounted for, and voices were heard. Some people reported seeing a Victorian granny inside of here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    B3212

    south molton, Devon

    35.1 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    After a motorcyclist died near this patch of road in the 1920's it is said that he will sometimes prevent accidents from occurring by taking control of the car or motorcycle (usually, the driver will see his pair of hands steering). There is also a belief that the hands are ...


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    Abbey Works

    south molton, Wales

    36.4 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    This land was formed as an abbey but was forced to dissolve under Henry VIII. One monk put curse on the property saying that anyone who destroys the remains of the surrounding 20 foot wall would suffer... And so far, no one has been tempted to do so. The remains ...


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    The Old Church House Inn

    south molton, Devon

    37.2 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A phantom monk is said to be here. Footsteps, keys rattling, voices, breathing, and loud banging noises can be heard here. One account that took place in Room 1 involved a phantom arm pointing towards a nearby church. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Church House Inn

    south molton, Devon

    37.2 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    In Room 1, a woman said she saw a disembodied hand pointing toward the nearby church. Other activity involves a monk's apparition, the sound of keys jangling, footsteps, and voices of unseen people. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Monks Retreat

    south molton, Devon

    37.3 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A friendly monk is reported to be here. His presence is usually a sign that danger is near and can be prevented. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Margam Castle

    south molton, Neath Port Talbot

    38 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    On the castle's staircase, former groundskeeper Robert Scott is seen; it is said that he is generally angry about his murder. Other activity includes a blacksmith who has been spotted randomly, and the sound of children running around and screaming. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Stables Bed and Breakfast

    Kilmington, Devon

    38.8 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    I stayed in this historic barn conversion which was a former stable back in the eighteenth century, and experienced a great deal of paranormal activity. Throughout the night, I thought I heard sounds similar to the whinnying of a horse, even though there were none present. I also heard disembodied ...


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    The Choughs Hotel

    Chard, Somerset

    39 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    An inscription by the fireplace has a reputation for being unphotographable using flash; anyone who attempts to will have the camera malfunction, photo show up blurry, or not even show up at all. Upstairs, a knight has been seen, by the fireplace, an evil-looking old man has been spotted, and ...


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    Oystermouth Castle

    The Mumbles, Wales

    39.4 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A woman in a white robe is seen; her presence is very unsettling to all alike. She is believed to have been whipped to death. Others who faced being tortured to death may still be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dartington Hall

    Dartington Hall, Devon

    39.5 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    Among the figures people claim to see are a lady in white (usually in the garden), two other women in one of the bedrooms, and a horseman outside of the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Miskin Manor

    south molton, Wales

    40 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    In the Oak Room, a man who is thought to be the former 'Lord of the Manor' is seen. Two females are reported: the first is a little girl who occupies the garden and one of the bedrooms, the second is a woman in the bar and drawing room. She ...


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    Berry Pomeroy Castle

    south molton, Devon

    40.2 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    Be on the look-out for Margaret Pomeroy (also known as the White Lady). She was held captive in these dungeons and starved to death; she likes to wave at tourists. The Blue Lady is said to the daughter of one of the former Norman Lords who became pregnant after being ...


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    Llandaff Cathedral

    Cardiff, Wales

    42.5 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    Llandaff itself is said to be an unusually active suicide spot. Some of the ghosts wander around this place in the form of shadows. Ghostly monks, soldiers, and children have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cardiff Castle

    Cardiff, Wales

    42.8 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    Items in the stockroom and heavy furniture have moved on their own. The Second Marquis of Bute died here and is seen in the chapel wearing a red coat. The apparition of his wife, Sophia, has been seen floating on the castle grounds. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The National Museum Cardiff

    Cardiff, Cymru

    43.1 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    Lord Ninian Edward Crichton-Stuart died tragically in battle during World War I; he is said to be here, generally more often near election nights. The museum architect, Dunbar Smith, had his ashes interred here, but due to renovations, the remains were moved. Smith now haunts the corridors and causes a ...


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    Watermans Arms

    south molton, Devon

    43.4 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A woman in grey holding keys (known as Emily) is spotted here from time to time. She usually looks distressed or gloomy. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castell Coch

    Tongwynlais, Wales

    43.7 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A lady in white is seen here, thought to be the wife of the Third Marquis of Bute; however, her spirit has supposedly been reported before her time. Some believe it is a woman who is looking for her child. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Wellington Hotel

    Boscastle, Cornwall

    43.8 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    Guests have reported seeing a coachman, a little girl, and an elderly woman in the hotel; Room 9 is said to have the most activity. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Weary Friar

    south molton, Cornwall

    43.8 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A phantom is said to appear on the stairs. Chandeliers swing and other objects move by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Royal Lion Hotel

    Lyme Regis, Dorset

    44.1 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    This historic inn dates back to the early seventeenth century, and is believed by many to be haunted. Witnesses have reported a ghostly most that materialises in the hotel hallways and the sounds of disembodied footsteps. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Churston Court

    south molton, Torbay

    44.6 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    Monks are seen here walking around the grounds and even through the walls. One monk in particular is said to be in the kitchen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castle Hotel

    Neath, Wales

    44.7 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A chambermaid who hung herself in 1885 is still seen here. In the cellar, staff and visitors believe a wolf can be heard howling. In Room 16, poltergeist activity is common and said to be blamed on a guest who died in the room. A cavalier and Edwardian boy have ...


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    Jamaica Inn

    south molton, Cornwall

    44.9 miles from south molton, UK-D4

    A man who was murdered here is thought to still remain by the bar; some people have seen him sitting outside on one of the walls while others have heard his footsteps. Other ghosts, including that of an excecuted smuggler named Jack Travellis, the disembodied conversation of two people speaking ...


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