On the 2nd July 1644 another battle in the Civil War took place on Marston Moor.
Phantom soldiers are said to have been seen on the moor many times. In 1932 Arthur Wright was driving through the moor when he suddenly saw a group of long haired men in cloaks and Cavalier hats who suddenly vanished. This visitation was again seen in 1968 and 1992.
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This Augustinian Priory is haunted by an Augustinian Canon. The ghostly Canon was seen in 1912 by a prominent member of the aristocracy.
The Marquis of Hartington saw a figure in the room he was staying in, standing by the door. It was described as a figure of a man in his sixties, with a round face and stubble. The figure wore a long robe and hood and this description was similar to that of a figure seen by the Rector.
Visit Bolton Abbey
Built in A.D. 657, the Abbey stands on top of a very tall mound and accessed by walking up a long and steep set of steps. It is haunted by Saint Hilda who founded the Abbey.
Her ghost appears in a high window wrapped in a shroud. The abbess in life used to have a habit of chasing snakes to the edge of the Cliff and then decapitate them with her whip. The apparition of a hearse like coach with a headless driver and pulled by four headless horses, races along the cliff near the Abbey then is seen to then plunge over the edge and into the sea. Continue reading →