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Holy Trinity Church. York Minster

The 13th century church is near York Minster. It is in the care of the ‘Churches’ Conservation Trust, and the interior has not changed in 200 years.

A local woman was visiting the churchyard and sat alone on a bench eating her lunch. She found herself joined by a man in Elizabethan dress. The figures head was bowed and the woman could not see his face, he then disappeared behind the church, so the woman returned to eating her sandwiches. Continue reading →

Roman Legionaries. York

Roman legionary troops

The Treasurer’s House (behind York Minster), was built in 1419.

Harry Martindale an apprentice plumber was installing a new central heating system in the cellars in 1953 when he heard the sound of a horn.

He continued to hear the Horn but carried on working up his ladder. Suddenly and without warning a cart horse ridden by a dishevelled Roman soldier, appeared through the wall. The carthorse was followed by several weary and miserable looking Roman Soldiers carrying short swords and spears.

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Battle of Marston Moor. Yorkshire

On the 2nd July 1644 another battle in the Civil War took place on Marston Moor.

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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