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
The remains of a 13th century Priory, are haunted by Augustinian Monks who once worshipped at the Priory. 70 years ago Mr and Mrs Joseph Conrad were out for a drive in their pony and trap one autumn evening.
On there trip the pony cast a shoe and upon stopping near the site of Bilsington Priory Mrs Conrad had first hand experience of the Monstatic apparition:
“Suddenly I heard a terrified whimper from the dog. As I gazed at the opposite wall, which seemed to dissolve before my eyes, the room was filled with a choking dust and gritty fog, and through the haze I saw a long procession of habited monks. Slowly they passed along a hidden flight of steps, their wooden patterns sounding in ghostly rhythm as they climbed.”
Visit Bilsington Priory
Edward the Confessor rebuilt the Abbey in 1066 on the site of a Benedictine Abbey. Now the site of the famous Westminster Abbey, it is visited by people all over the word.
A ghostly monk has been seen floating above the floor, “Father Benedictus,” as he is known, is often witnessed around the cloisters at around five or six in the evening. He appears quite real and solid and often holds conversations with visitors. Continue reading →
The Theatre was constructed in 1887 on the site of an old Roman Catholic church and graveyard.
It has three ghosts, a sad, guilty looking monk, a distraught ballet dancer who is said to have hung her self in the Theatre, and the ghost of an actor who haunts the area around the stage door.
Dudley castle was founded in 1071, and has a reputation as one of the regions most haunted spots.
Footsteps have been heard in the offices when the castle is empty. Recent investigations into paranormal events at the castle produced some interesting findings. A group of ghost hunters witnessed a figure pacing across the parapets. Continue reading →