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St Werburgh’s Church. Derby

The 14th Century church is haunted by the a spirit known as the ‘blue lady’.

The 14th Century church is haunted by the a spirit known as the ‘blue lady’.

In 1976 Jenny Nichols photographed the church but was shocked to find that on developing the film, a blue shadowy figure was clearly in view. Locals believed the blue lady to be the ghost of Elizabeth Gilbert, wife of Henry Gilbert who was the Squire of Locko Park.

The Bull i’th Thron Inn. Derby

Situated between Ashbourne and Buxton the Bull i’th Thorn is reported to be one of the oldest inn’s in the county.

Situated between Ashbourne and Buxton the Bull i’th Thorn is reported to be one of the oldest inn’s in the county.

The name means ‘Bull in a thorn bush’ . Visitors to the inn have experienced mirrors falling off the wall, and felt a strange sensation of some ghostly hands touching their hair. A ghost named Little Jenny has been seen sitting on a small box in the pub. This ghost is thought to be a child who died during the great plague in the 1600’s.

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Haddon Hall. Bakewell Derbyshire

A fortified Manor House built by Richard Vernon in 1170.

A fortified Manor House built by Richard Vernon in 1170.

The Hall has remained very much the same since the reign of Henry V111. Haddon has featured in many films and TV programmes including, most recently Pride and Prejudice. The ghostly manifests include cold spots on the stone staircases, a white lady who drifts across the 14th century banqueting hall, a ghostly dog who yaps in the gardens. Continue reading →