10 Most Haunted Places In Liverpool
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The list of haunted buildings in the city of Liverpool includes historic libraries, iconic theatres, hotels, homes and even a cemetery, but are you brave enough to visit any of these paranormal hotspots?
The cinema is also said to be haunted by the ghost of a man who hanged himself behind the screen, his ghost is blamed for reports of shadowy figures and unexplained light anomalies.
The theatre is also said to be haunted by a handyman called Les, he was a painter at the theatre and is said to have come back to his former place of work after his death. There's also been reports of a dark apparition seen in one of the dressing rooms. The apparition was most often seen as a dark shape in the mirror and was been blamed for temperature drops in the room. The dressing room has now been converted into a store room, which seems to have put an end to the haunting.
7. Woolton Hall
Paranormal investigators who have ventured into the property have reported an overwhelming feeling of unease and have even heard a sinister growl. The aggressive noise is believed to have been the spirit of a Freemason threatening a female ghost hunter as he tries to enforce the Mason's strict 'no women' rule from beyond the grave.
After the the incident, the investigator, Rebecca Palmer said, "I genuinely feared for my safety. I could tell there was some kind of negative presence around and I was worried it would try to take hold of me."
There is also a report that over 100 years ago, a pregnant lady sadly fell down the stairs inside the home and lost her baby. It is believed that she still walks up and down the stairs, perhaps reliving the tragic accident.
The now derelict building is now a popular location for amateur paranormal investigators as well as urban explorers who document their visits to the property on YouTube.
6. Speke Hall
As well as the ghost of Lady Mary, the building is said to be home to plenty of paranormal activity, including a general feeling of unease, the sound of unexplained footsteps and children crying, as well as sightings of dark shadowy figures, including one figure that is said to whisper the words "get out".
The theatre is also said to be haunted by a crying usher dressed in 1920s style clothing, she has been seen by several visitors. Others have reported seeing an apparition of a lady in red and the ghost of a man wearing a Cavalier costume, and two cleaners reported seeing an apparition that they described as looking like the Grim Reaper.
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Other guests have claimed to have seen the ghostly figure of a man known as George standing next to their bed at night. While others have reported feeling inexplicably ill, or like they are being watched. Most of the reports are focussed on the hotel's third floor, where there has also been reports of a demon.
Many patients witness seeing the ghost of children over the years, as well as seeing dark shadowy figures, and hearing disembodied voices, as well as reports of moving objects.
More recently ghost hunters at the hospital have reported hearing banging sounds coming from inside a row of cupboards in an upper floor corridor. It's said that these were the cupboards where badly behaved children were sent during Victorian times. This area is said to be haunted by a little boy who died while locked in a cupboard.
In the kitchens the sounds of servants can be heard busying themselves and the ghostly vision of a house maid has been seen. In the billiard room, dark figures have been seen sitting in non-existent chairs and the smell of tobacco has been smelt. Motion detectors continuously go off for know apparent reason in the breakfast room. The former servants quarters in the building's attic is also said to be a very active paranormal hotspot.
A video was recently posted on Facebook which appears to show a silvery white figure on a path running through the gardens. The ghostly figure seems to appear and disappear.
Others have seen the ghost of MP William Huskisson leaving his grand mausoleum where he was laid to rest in 1830, after he was run over by George Stephenson's Rocket locomotive. There's also said to be a woman in black who's been seen gliding towards a tomb that was ransacked by grave-robbers in the 1970s.
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