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The Haunted Bridge and Other Strange Tales of the Oxford Canal

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Published by OxPens .
Written in English


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The most haunted village in Britain. The pretty little village of Pluckley in Kent has been hailed the most haunted in Britain – backed by the Guinness Book of World Records in With no fewer than 16 reported sightings, you can see why. Haunted houses, cemeteries, and other sites of paranormal activity have turned the region into a hotbed for ghost hunters and fans of spooky stories, even more so than the "Amityville Horror.

  Wycliffe Well is a roadhouse and holiday park near Wauchope in the Northern Territories. The area is said to be one of the biggest hotspots for UFO activity in the entire continent. There have been many reported sightings in recent decades by locals and visitors alike, and this has made the relatively remote location surprisingly popular among UFO enthusiasts .   Visitors have reported seeing strange low mist and hearing whispering voices through gravestones. You can book a walking tour; garlic and a wooden stake aren’t included. 1 London Bridge.

The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories book. Read 24 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It's a traditional haunted castle story, Not as exhaustive a survey as the two Oxford collections this one concentrates on some of /5(24). The Haunted Hotel and other stories (1) The Haunted Woman (1) The Hill of Dreams (1) The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (4) The Horse of the Invisible (1) The Hospice (1) The Hound of the Baskervilles (1) The House of the Nightmare and Other Eerie Tales (1) The House on the Borderland (1) The House on the Brink (1) The House that Bled to.


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Of the first, famous encounter in JanuaryCharlotte S. Burne wrote in her book, Shropshire Folk-Lore: A Sheaf of Gleanings: “Just before he [the man who saw the beast] reached the canal bridge, a strange black creature with great white eyes sprang out of the plantation by the road-side and alighted on his horse’s back.” The.

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