The 10 ‘most haunted’ spots in and around Nottinghamshire

Every place has its own ghost stories and legends that are passed on through time and Nottinghamshire is no exception.

Tuesday, 29th January 2019, 12:14 pm
Updated Tuesday, 29th January 2019, 12:19 pm
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Here is our list of haunted spots that will give you the shivers.

1. Galleries of Justice, Nottingham. Voted the most haunted building in the UK the ghosts of men, women, and children hanged here for crimes as small as theft are said to walks the halls.
2. Annesley Hall. Apparitions here include a White Lady, the mistress of a former owner who died during childbirth and laughter in the stable area where a young serving girl also hanged herself.

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3. Newstead Abbey. This former Augustinian priory and ancestral home of Lord Byron is home to spirits such as the Black Friar, Goblin Friar, Rose Lady and White Lady.
4. Wollaton Hall. Lady Middleton who was paralysed by a fall and confined to her bed is said to still roam this Elizabethan mansion.
5. Nottingham Castle. Under the castle is the eerie Mortimer's Hole - a passage way said to contain the ghost of Sir Roger Mortimer - an accomplice in the murder of Edward II.
6. Pleasley Vale Mills. The presence of an intimidating male supervisor who is said to have raped and murdered people at the mill is still felt in and around the dye room.
7. Southwell Workhouse. This cruel, squalid and disease-ridden Victorian workhouse is now deserted except for the ghostly echoes of its former residents.
8. The Ghost house, Oldcotes. Roman soldiers, an Elizabethan woman with red hair, Victorian servants, phantom children and even a ghostly cat have been seen.
9. Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, Nottingham. Moans and groans are heard from the haunted cellars of this the ancient pub which could date back as far as 1068 AD.
10. Kelham Hall. A favourite of TV's Most Haunted every floor is said to be haunted with doors slamming on their own, disembodied footsteps and objects moving of their own accord.