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Image for The Red Church  - St Mary Jackfield  - Broseley, Shropshireview gallery

SWSW0.8 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Red Church - St Mary Jackfield - Broseley, Shropshire

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If churches can be cursed, then maybe that is an explanation for the misfortunes which befell Jackfield's old church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/15/2019

last visited: never

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NWNW52.6 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Bloodied Hand, Chirk, Denbighshire, Wales

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A blood red hand features on the coat of arms of the Myddleton family who lived at Chirk Castle for 500 years, a dark tale of what a son would do to beat his brother is believed to lay as the heart of the bloodlied hand

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/1/2011

last visited: never

Image for Strange tale of the Marden Bell - St Mary - Marden, Herefordshireview gallery

SS58.6 km

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Weird Story LocationsStrange tale of the Marden Bell - St Mary - Marden, Herefordshire

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A legend involving St Mary's church at Marden, about a Mermaid and a lost bell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2018

last visited: never

Image for Gogmagog the Giant, Castell Dinas Bran, Llangollen, Denbighshire, Walesview gallery

NWNW61.3 km

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Weird Story LocationsGogmagog the Giant, Castell Dinas Bran, Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales

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Castell Dinas Brân is a medieval castle standing high on a hill above the town of Llangollen in Denbighshire, Wales. There was a giant who defended the hill top called Gogmagog, the legend says that the castle was built to hold the top.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/9/2011

last visited: 8/5/2016

Image for UFO Encounter, Llandrillo, Denbighshire, Wales, UKview gallery

NWNW71.9 km

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Weird Story LocationsUFO Encounter, Llandrillo, Denbighshire, Wales, UK

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The Berwyn Mountain Incident was an alleged UFO crash in Britain. It took place on 23 January 1974 on the Berwyn Mountains in Llandrillo, Merionethshire, North Wales

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2013

last visited: never

Image for The Pailton Miser - Pailton, Warwickshireview gallery

EE81.1 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Pailton Miser - Pailton, Warwickshire

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This is the curious case of a gentleman who had seemingly chosen to live a life of squalor, despite having the wherewithal to do otherwise. The occasion of his death in 1891 was sufficient to draw the attention of the Rugby Advertiser.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/19/2017

last visited: never

Image for Ejectment of the Evil Spirit, St Mor, Llanfor, Bala, Gwynedd, Wales, UKview gallery

NWNW81.9 km

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Weird Story LocationsEjectment of the Evil Spirit, St Mor, Llanfor, Bala, Gwynedd, Wales, UK

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Writing in 1887, Elias Owen in his 'Welsh folk-lore: a collection of the folk-tales and legends of North Wales' gives the following account which was entitled 'The Ejectment of the Evil Spirit from Llanfor Church'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/1/2013

last visited: never

Image for The Beasts, Llyn Tegid, Bala, Gwynedd, Wales, UKview gallery

NWNW82.9 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Beasts, Llyn Tegid, Bala, Gwynedd, Wales, UK

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One of Bala lakes' (Llyn Tegid) residents is the unique gwyniad fish, believed to have been restricted to Lake Bala from the end of the last Ice Age.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/2/2012

last visited: 8/3/2016

Image for The Cursed Galleon - Ye Old Trip to Jerusalem - Nottingham, Nottinghamshireview gallery

NENE95.3 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Cursed Galleon - Ye Old Trip to Jerusalem - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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Legend has it that this nameless model of a galleon may have been presented to the Inn by a parting sailor but the motive for him having done so is unknown. Whatever it may have been, this model galleon truly is possessed of a hideous curse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2018

last visited: never

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NENE113.1 km

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Weird Story LocationsFenrir the wolf, Woolley Wood, Sheffield.

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Fenrir, the monstrous wolf. Panel on gateway to Woolley Wood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2011

last visited: 5/31/2014

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NENE113.8 km

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Weird Story LocationsWelbeck Tunnels

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THE ECCENTRIC DUKE AND HIS UNDERGROUND TUNNELS

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Juniper7

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 12/15/2011

last visited: 3/31/2013

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SS115.2 km

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Weird Story LocationsPenhow Castle - Paranormal - Wales. Great Britain.

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Penhow Castle - the site of many ghostly manifestations, psychic, and paranormal activities, has been investigated. This investigation has been shown on British Television channels, BBC 1, BBC Wales and BBC 2

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2013

last visited: 9/28/2013

Image for The Man Who Never Was - Aberbargoed - Wales.view gallery

SWSW115.7 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Man Who Never Was - Aberbargoed - Wales.

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"Major William Martin, Royal Marines" better known in his hometown as Glyndwr Michael, a homeless scavenger, now part of British Intelligence history as "the man who never was"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/11/2017

last visited: 9/10/2017

Image for Ellen Strange's Cairnview gallery

NN116.7 km

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Weird Story LocationsEllen Strange's Cairn

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Memorial Marker for Ellen Strange.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeaMash

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2008

last visited: 1/31/2009

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NN116.8 km

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Weird Story LocationsRobin Hoods Well

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The mark on the stone according to legend is the foot print of Robin Hood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeaMash

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2008

last visited: 10/16/2015

Image for Llancaiach Fawr, Gelligaer, Wales.view gallery

SWSW120.7 km

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Weird Story LocationsLlancaiach Fawr, Gelligaer, Wales.

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Strange things have been experienced by Staff & visitors, in almost every room, along corridors and stairs. Things seen, heard or felt, or sometimes odours in the air at Llancaiach Fawr Manor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/31/2012

last visited: 4/10/2012

Image for The Sleeping Night - Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UKview gallery

SWSW142.6 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Sleeping Night - Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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The tomb has collected a number of folk tales over the years. The best known of these legends is that anyone who spends a night at this site on the evenings preceding May Day, St John's Day (23rd June), or Midwinter Day would die, go raving mad, or become a poet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

Image for The Stone Dancing Lady's - Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UKview gallery

SWSW142.6 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Stone Dancing Lady's - Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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A collection of stones at the Tinkinswood are, according to folklore, the bodies of dancing women, turned to stone. The stones albeit aren't terribly body like in appearance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

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