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Newstead Abbey. Nottinghamshire

The ancestral home of Lord Byron, bought when the Abbey was dissolved in 1540.

The ancestral home of Lord Byron, bought when the Abbey was dissolved in 1540.

The departing Abbot cursed the property and all those who lived in it. A ghost of a Goblin Friar was seen by Byron on the eve of his marriage and predicted disaster.

Visit Newstead Abbey