Old Church House Inn History, Devon

The Old Church House building dates from the 13th century, but the oldest part of the building is the fireplace which dates back to the eighth or ninth century. Old Church House Paranormal Activity Numerous paranormal experiences have been reported including footsteps and creaking floorboards heard all over the pub, lights turn on and off, … Read more

Pleasley Vale Mills History

Pleasley Vale Mills renowned for their haunting atmosphere, surrounded by ancient woodland and steeped in history, local legends, and folklore were formally the thriving Coates Viyella factory. Pleasley Vale Mills History It was William Hollins and four other established businessmen who decided that Pleasley Vale was a good place for a cotton mill. The textile … Read more

The Manor House Hotel, County Durham

Manor House Hotel Description Originally a farmers’ dwelling, it is now a hotel and country club. Era The Manor House was built between the 15th and 16th centuries. Bloody history The Manor House has had a quiet history. It passed from owner to owner throughout the years, and may even have been a convent or … Read more

Ye Olde King’s Head Chester

The Ye Olde Kings Head, built in 1622, on foundations dating back to the early 1200’s, boasting Elizabethan fireplaces and timber recovered from one of Admiral Lord Nelsons sunken ships, this inn has many stories to tell. During a refurbishment in the 1930’s, a sword was found hidden under the floorboards of bedroom number 4, which can now … Read more

The Old Hall Hotel Sandbach History

The Old Hall Hotel Sandbach is a near perfect example of genuine Elizabethan architecture, built from original wattle & daub, and was probably one of the last genuine black and white buildings to be completed in England. The earliest date given to the building is 1656, which is probably when the descendants of Sir John … Read more

Drakelow Tunnels

Drakelow Tunnels are spread over 285,000 square feet. Originally constructed for use by Rover in WWII under the Ministry of Aircraft Production’s Shadow Factory Scheme, the tunnels were mainly used for machine workshops and additional storage for Rover. After WWII the tunnels got a second lease of life during the Cold War where the Government … Read more

Delapre Abbey

Delapré Abbey, or more properly, the Abbey of St Mary de la Pré  was founded as a monastery of nuns about the year 1145 and belonged to the congregation of the great Abbey of Cluny in Burgundy, France. After the Battle of Northampton, which was fought on the Abbey grounds to the north of the … Read more

Most Haunted Returns On Really TV 28th August 2014

It has now been confirmed Most Haunted will return on 28th August 2014 at 10pm on UKTV’s Really Channel with a 10 episode series. Locations include Drakelow Tunnels, Delapre Abbey and Sheffield’s National Emergency Services Museum. Guests  will include the members of the England Rugby team & Bullet For My Valentine. Karl Beattie posted the … Read more