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Corby Castle

January 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Cumbria, England, Haunted Castles in England

The haunted Corby Castle is located in northern Cumbria, England. It is on the east bank of the River Eden, on the southern perimeter of the village of Great Corby, about six miles east of Carlisle. The Corby Castle started as just a simple red sandstone tower house. It was built by the Salkeld family […]

Berkeley Castle

In Gloucestershire, England, on the south-eastern boundary of the town of Berkeley, at the edge of the Cotswold, there is the haunted Berkeley Castle built by the Severn estuary to stand guard over the Bristol-Gloucestershire road and to protect the estuary and the Welsh border. This is Berkeley Castle (sometimes spelled “Berkley Castle”). In 1067, […]

Bamburgh Castle

Here we have the story of the haunted Bamburgh Castle for you. On the coast of Northumberland, England, there is a massive basalt outcrop which had been built and rebuilt on for centuries. The first fortification was Din Guarie. This was the royal seat of the Britannic kingdom of Bryneich. In 547, it was captured […]

Warwick Castle

January 13, 2010 by  
Filed under England, Warwickshire

Here we are going to tell you the story of the haunted Warwick Castle. Along the River Avon in south-west England, near Warwick (pronounced ‘war-ik’ with the second ‘w’ silent) in the town of Warwickshire, there is a bend with a sandstone bluff overlooking a crossing which is a perfect spot for building a fortification […]

Dacre Castle

Dacre Castle is located four miles south-east of Penrith, in the county of Cumbria in the north-west of England about half-way between Manchester and Glasgow, near the border of Scotland. The name ‘dacre’ originated from the Celtic word ‘daigr’ which means ‘tear’ (tear as in a drop of water). This is probably related to the […]

Haunted Pevensey Castle

January 9, 2010 by  
Filed under East Sussex, England, Haunted Castles in England

The haunted Pevensey Castle is on the south coast of England, about fifty miles from London. It is guarded by an outer ring of stocky walls, twelve feet thick and thirty feet high, enclosing an area of about ten acres. The ruins of this medieval castle stand in one corner of what was once a […]

Windsor Castle Haunted

January 8, 2010 by  
Filed under England, Haunted Castles in England, London

Windsor Castle haunted is the largest inhabited castle in the world and is the official residence of Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II. With a history of nearly a thousand years, it is the repository of some of the greatest works of art from the Royal Collection including drawings by Da Vinci and paintings by […]

Dunstanburgh Castle

In Northumberland, the county of castles, in northern England, there is the haunted Dunstanburgh Castle which is the largest in the county by design. Earl Thomas of Lancaster was at odds with his cousin Edward II, who was at Bamburg Castle. In 1313 Thomas built Dunstanburgh Castle within sight of Bamburg Castle. He intended it […]

Tower of London Haunted

Here’ our article about the Tower of London haunted. On the northern bank of the River Thames in central London, England, there rises a majestic building which is, possibly, as iconic of London as, say, the British Bobby or the changing of guards at Buckingham Palace. This is the Tower of London, home to the […]

Chillingham Castle

Unlike other buildings of this kind, the haunted Chillingham Castle has remained the property of the same family and its branches from the 12th century to the present time. This castle is in the village of Chillingham, in the northern part of Northumberland, England. It was the home of the Grey family and, later, their […]

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