Below you’ll find haunted places in and around around Essex with history about their spiritual activity. In most places we’ve visited, we’ve heard noises, seen orbs and sometimes even experienced physical contact or objects being moved.
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The Potsford Gibbet is situated in Potsford woods, Suffolk. It was the site of many hangings in the 17th century; the last recorded execution was in 1699, this was when Jonah Snell was hanged for the murder of John Bullard and his son at Letheringham Mill.
Jonah Snell killed both John and Letheringham with an axe and hung them upside down on a beam. He was then caught shortly afterwards, still with the weapon.
The site is very active, even today. It’s been reported by many people, that they have turned to find a mysterious figure in black standing behind them, and are horrified to see that beneath its dark cloak there is nothing more than a grimacing, hollow – eyed skull staring at them; this has been reported at night as well as day.
It’s understood that people driving past the woods see twinkling lights and sometimes see a ghostly figure standing at the gibbet.
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Palace Theatre is located in Westcliff-On-Sea, Southend. The theatre opened on Monday 21 October 1912 and named as the “Palace of Varieties” on 14 November. The…
The museum was originally built as a private home for a local magistrate known as Thomas Cooke in 1816. However,…
Pitsea Mount is situated right by the A13, on the east side of Basildon. St. Michaels church stands tall and overlooks Pitsea and the surrounding area.