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Legends, Myths, and Stories of Britain
Legends of Britain : the Ghosts and Haunted Places of Britain
Many locations all over Great Britain are linked to stories about ghosts and haunted houses, things or places. Some of these mysterious stories about ghosts and strange hapenings include:
Blickling Hall - stories concerning headless horseman and horses. The place is also supposed to be haunted by Anne Boleyn who sits with her head in her lap.
Borley Rectory - the most famous haunted house in Britain.
Dunwich – a place in the east of England where you are supposed to be able to hear the bells of a town lost beneath the waves.
Screaming Skulls - numerous stories from all over England about skulls which despite all efforts will not leave the place in which they once lived.
Sedgemoor - Numerous ghostly apparitions have been reported at the site of the battle of Sedgemoor in 1685, and the 'Bloody Assizes' which followed after the defeat of Monmouth. These include the sound of a running man, the ghosts of rebels, and phantom battle noises and cries.
The Grosvenor Hotel, Shaftesbury - a hotel said to be haunted by a Grey Lady and the ghosts of the monks who once lived and died there..
Tower of London - said to be haunted by several tortured souls, executed in the tower over the years. There is also a tale concerning a ghost bear!
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