Penrhyn Old Hall
A Monk is seen walking in the building, a young girl apparently haunts the stairway who it is said was murdered by her family. Intrigued by all of this, with many more ghostly tales this place will be an instant hit.
Ghost hunts and Overnight Ghost Hunting and ghost hunting events at some fantastic haunted Venues such as, Woodchester Mansion, Armley Mills, ghost hunting at Ryecroft Hall, Stanley Palace, St. Briavels Castle, Galleries of Justice, ghost hunts at Ripon Workhouse Museum, Bolling Hall, Tettenhall Towers, Alton Towers and many more...
Penrhyn Old Hall
A Monk is seen walking in the building, a young girl apparently haunts the stairway who it is said was murdered by her family. Intrigued by all of this, with many more ghostly tales this place will be an instant hit.
R.A.F Binbrook, Officers Mess
R.A.F Binbrook was a Bomber Command station during World War II. After the war it was amongst others the home of the Central Fighter Establishment. Ghost sightings include an officer in Full RAF uniform seen in one of the offices, who disappears as soon as he is seen. An Australian worker on RAF Binbrook base who blew himself up trying to sabotage a Lancaster bomber during World War Two. Two, a wartime Australian N.C.O armourer known as Clubfoot, who the tale has it had been injured by the carelessness of a pilot, and had sought revenge by attaching an explosive device to the pilot's Lancaster bomb-load, but had blown himself up in the process.
The National Emergency Services Museum
The museum is now home to many old fire engines and police memorabillia so it is no surprise with so many artifacts that some spirits may still be still attached to them. On a previous visit here a drinking glass was thrown onto the floor, not only once but twice, by unseen hands with nobody near the glass before it was thrown.
Ripon Workhouse & Orphanage Museum, Main Block
Join Simply Ghost Nights as we go to the Main Block on a ghost hunting event, where you can investigate the Master's study, dining room, the pantry, classrooms where the children studied and orphans, inmates dining hall, inmates sleeping quarters and many more areas on a ghost hunt. The Workhouse catered for Orphans, the infirm and the homeless as well as many unfortunate souls who had fallen on hard times.
Mill Street Barracks
Join Simply Ghost Nights on a ghost hunting adventure at The Mill Street Barracks in search of ghostly apparitions of lost soldiers have been spotted walking in the building and poltergeist activity has been reported and ghostly figures of nurses and nuns have also been documented by many a ghost hunter and a very friendly spirit with wandering hands where the ladies are concerned has manifested itself on many occasions these are just some the recorded paranormal activity recorded at The Mill Street Barracks in St. Helens.
Leeds City Museum
There are a lot of ghostly reports of ghostly activity in the museum. A worker once saw a man stood in the gallery of the empty old theatre and another has seen a young boy running past the Broderick Hall. There are claims of being watched and followed also footsteps have also been heard and the hand dryers turn themselves on.
Ghost hunting at Armley Mills is not for the faint hearted with its long reaching dark corridors, and foreboding rooms with machinery in them. Armley mills can install fear and dread just walking around the building let alone attempting to communicate with the tortured souls who still inhabit Leeds Armley Mills.
Ripon Workhouse & Orphanage Museum, Vagrants Block
Come and join Simply Ghost Nights on a ghost hunting event at Ripon Workhouse & Orphanage Museum, Vagrants Block. Ghost hunt in the Vagrants cells, the Governors room or even the Morgue as we step back in time and take in the darkened atmosphere of the doom and gloom of the poor unfortunate former residents of the Ripon Workhouse Museum & Orphanage.
The Consett Old Steelworks Hospital
Staff and guests have witnessed many a sighting of black shadow figures and misty shapes throughout the building and doors are often heard being slammed and the computer room which used to be the morgue has left many visitors so afraid they refuse to return. Another phenomena often experienced is that of a jolly worker whistling as though he is just going about his work.
The Former Funeral Parlour Hull
The Old Annison building is reputedly said to be the most haunted building in Hull with a colourful past the building used to house the City of Hull Mounted Police before becoming a funeral parlour. The upstairs of the former funeral parlour includes the embalming room and mortuary all intact as they were when it closed over 30 years ago. Although the ground floor is now occupied by the Late Night Pharmacy who's staff say they are too terrified to venture upstairs alone.
Bishop's Manor in Howden, East Riding Of Yorkshire stands a stone's throw from the remains of Howden Minster, just off the market square. The manor was built to provide a residence and administrative centre for the powerful Prince Bishops of Durham, who stayed here on their way between Durham and London. Originally built between 1388 and 1405 by Bishop Walter de Skirlaugh, It was altered in the Tudor period and again in the 18th and 20th centuries. Some of the Original features include Bishop Skirlaugh's vaulted entrance porch. Inside the manor are Georgian and Victorian fireplaces and an impressive staircase. At least three kings are known to have visited the manor; King John spent the Christmas of 1211 here, and Kings Edward II and Henry V also stayed here.
Ghost Hunting @ The Anzio Army Camp
Go ghost hunting at a unique and intriguing location in North Staffordshire the Anzio Army Camp is an ideal location for a ghost hunting event and has all the ingredients of a fantastic ghost hunt at the Anzio Army Camp.
The Abandoned Park Hotel, Morecambe
Dare you sleep and ghost hunt at The Abandoned Park Hotel in Morecambe, a ghost hunting event at The Park Hotel in Morecambe is not for any ghost hunter of an easily scared disposition. On our previous investigation we heard incarnate voices, table work, mystery footsteps from abandoned rooms and much more.
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
With a history dating back to 1777 Gressenhall Workhouse has so many different areas to take part in a ghost hunting event, the dungeon, the old chapel, the great hall to ghost hunt in the school room, you can also ghost hunt in the boardroom and many more areas to attempt spirit communication at the Gressenhall Workhouse.
Doncaster Air Museum
Join Simply Ghost Nights for a ghost hunting event at Doncaster Air Museum, we have witnessed the solid manifestation of a pilot ambling around the Main Hangar, and he as been glimpsed on numerous occasions to the shock of the ghost hunters who saw the mysterious, figure literally ghost past the hangar door.
Cusworth Hall is an imposing 18th century country house set in extensive landscaped parklands, once home to the Battie-Wrightson family. The Grade 1 listed house is deemed a site of special interest due to the preservation of all elements of a Georgian country house. It houses displays on the history of Doncaster and its people.
The Old Chapel
We were informed by guests that had stayed there of poltergeist activity such as items been moved during the night, and items vanishing and reappearing in another area of the building, incarnate voices been heard frequently electrical pieces of equipment coming on at all hours after they had been turned off.
The Old Ebenezer Chapel, Belper
Join Simply Ghost Nights on a ghost hunting event at The Ebenezer Chapel in Belper, this former Methodist Chapel and Schoolroom, built in 1846. The Chapel still retains so much of it's original character and features such as the exposed beams, some original pews, marble plaques, chapel doors, and with the old pulpit featured in the balconied lower lounge, dare you ghost hunt at The Ebenezer Chapel.
For three centuries this great house has been an integral part of the Sheffield landscape. Its distinguished history has seen it serve as a home to great names and a witness to great events. In the early 1960s the Sheffield Masonic Hall Company was required to relocate as its premises in Surrey Street (opposite the Central Library) in the city centre was required for redevelopment
St. Catherine's Hall
Join Simply Ghost Nights at St. Catherine's Hall in Doncaster for a ghost hunting event at this former asylum, school, hospital wards for infectious diseases, psychiatric hospital, mental institution and prior to that it was a private residence to the Banks family.
Fancy being a ghost hunter for a night, at this eerie event then join, Simply Ghost Nights as we will be hosting a paranormal investigation at this very popular venue of Warmsworth Hall in Doncaster, which has become a firm favourite with ghost hunters in the UK. It is said some of the staff at the nearby hotel are so afraid to step into the building at night, they simply hand over the keys at the end of their shift, and quickly return to the comfort and safety of the nearby hotel.
With parts of the building dating from the Medieval, Bolling Hall is a rambling mixture of styles with every nook and cranny packed with history. During the Civil War the household supported the Royalist cause, and the house provided a stronghold during the 'siege of Bradford'.
Take part in an overnight ghost hunt and sleepover at Wasdale Hall on the shores of Wastwater in Cumbria. With ghostly sightings of a woman looking for her daughter and the ghostly appearance of a man in the cellars and the sound of a woman sobbing, and children crying are you brave enough to stay over at Wasdale Hall on a ghost hunt. With dormitory style sleeping provided, and bring your own food.
Ghost Hunts At The Old Chocolate Factory, Hull
The Old Chocolate Factory Studios in Hull could leave you feeling all 'Curly Wurly' usually 'After Eight' and this place is no 'Picnic' for any hardened ghost hunter willing to call 'Time Out' before the event finishes.
The sound of children whimpering and also giggling has been reported by staff and visitors a like, and the sound of clogged shoes can be heard walking along the wooden floor boards of the empty rooms, the stale smell of cigarettes or cigars is also another strange happening. A malevolent spirit is alleged to touch paranormal investigators and a guttural noise is also heard from this male spirit.
Ryecroft Hall in Manchester is an great testiment to area with this huge unspoilt Victorian house. Ryecroft Hall was built in 1849 by James Smith Buckley. The Buckleys were a family of wealthy cotton manufacturers who also owned other property in the area. The hall took several years to build and was opulently styled in a manner befitting a successful and affluent Victorian family. Many of the rooms still have their original wood panelling and stunning ornate ceilings. The property was inherited by various members of the Buckley family before being sold to businessman and local MP Austin Hopkinson.
The Merchant Adventurers' Hall
Simply Ghost Nights are so very proud to offer you the chance to join us on our return to the Merchants Hall in York. Never before had the hall been investigated until we went in February and what a place! Exclusive to simply ghost nights we hope you come along and join in to see who exactly has been causing the eerie feelings and many ghost sightings reported.
The Thackray Medical Museum,
In the late 1840s after an influx of Irish vagrants in the wake of the Great Famine, the old Lady Lane workhouse was unable to cope so the Poor Law Guardians of Leeds resolved to build a new workhouse with the latest facilities.
Join Simply Ghost Nights on another fantastic investigation at Kershaw House in Halifax, West Yorkshire. According to Watson in his History of Halifax, Kershaw House was erected by the Midgleys of Midgley in 1650 adding that 'at one time a family of some repute here bearing arms'.
The Old Nick Theatre
Would you like to be taken to the cells of the "Old Nick" where you will be detained overnight for questioning and to assist in our ghost hunt? The Old Nick now a theatre was once a fully operational Police Station with a very murky and spooky past, will you survive the darkness of this ghost night whilst sharing your cell with the prisoners of decades passed.
Ripon Prison & Police Museum
Ghost hunt in Ripon, North Yorkshire with Simply Ghost Nights, close proximity to the North East.
Old Dispensary Hospital
This grade II listed building has rarely been investigated until now. Join Simply Ghost Nights at the Old Dispensary Hospital in Leeds. This imposing building built in the late 19th century to replace the much smaller house of recovery which was situated on the site for many years.
Join Simply Ghost Nights as we investigate these impressive Militia headquarters building now community centre. which is Dated 1863 and based on a corner turret panel inscribed '2nd Durham Militia Stores'.
The Old Funeral Parlour
The Old Annison building is reputedly said to be the most haunted building in Hull with a colourful past the building used to house the City of Hull Mounted Police before becoming a funeral parlour.
Niddry Street Vaults
'Auld Reekie' - is the Victorian nick name for the city of Edinburgh. It translates as 'old smokey' or 'old smelly' and was used by locals and those who travelled to Edinburgh to describe the city.
St Briavels Castle
With many ghost sightings reported including a child heard crying, a man in armour seen often acting very intimidating, a woman seen in the great hall and more.. Dare you withstand a lone vigil near the Oubliette, or the hanging room? Join Simply Ghost Nights for either one or two nights of ghost hunting at St. Briavel's Castle.
St. Johns Hall
Ghost hunts at St. Johns House Museum are like stepping back in time as it is steeped in so much history with buildings been on the site dating back almost 900 years, with so much intrigue and sorrow encapsulated around the very fabric of the building a ghost hunting event at St. Johns Museum is a must for any ghost hunter. On our visit to St. Johns Museum we were informed about the transparent figure of a of spirit lady with a child is an apparition that as been seen over the years.
Dare you ghost hunt at Croxteth Hall in Liverpool with Simply Ghost Nights at Liverpool's premier ghost hunting location. Croxteth Hall. The Sixth Earl of Sefton has been sighted walking through the tea room and also in his former bedroom. The figures the form of WW2 soldiers who were hospitalised at Croxteth Hall. Two people exploring the basement in 2013 encountered a short hideous figure in a cloak, the figure was spotted a short time later on the staircase where he vanished.
The earliest records show there was a house on the site in 1086, however little is known about it. Cannon Hall got its current name from the 13th century inhabitant Gilbert Canun. During the late 14th Century it was owned by the Bosville family of Ardsley, and it was during this time that the most violent event in its traceable history occurred.
Join Simply Ghost Nights as we investigate the lower parts of this foreboding derelict building, that has been stripped back for even more restoration. The basements are a hive for activity as it is thought this would have been the same level as the original Abbey and where most of the sightings of Monks appear.
The Spirit House also boasts its own Poltergeist, known only as "Colin" who moves heavy chairs around in the cellar ! The ghost of a young girl and a monk are also often seen around the building. There are many Spirits other than Colin that roam the Spirit House one is said to be The Headless Knight from the Battle of Evesham, Mary the Tudor Lad and another ghostly inhabitant is The Faceless Monk and the very scary Scream Face this so-called because he appears as a very tall, dark figure in black robes, with a white scream-like face!
Many ghostly occurrences have been recorded such as a number of R.A.F Airman have been spotted walking around the building and the sound of heavy foot steps have also been heard on many occasions and the people wearing Victorian clothes have been reported too by visitors to Condover Hall.
Gresley Old Hall
There is talk of a maid who tragically died in a fire while looking after children of one of the farmers at Gresley Old Hall and the room then was boarded up, people have complained of feeling as though their face is on fire in this room of the house especially near the landing. The spirit of a little girl is said to have been seen at Gresley Old Hall could this be the spirit of one of the children who perished in the fire still residing at the Old Hall.
Knottingley Town Hall
Join Simply Ghost Nights as we explore Knottingley Town Hall. With cellars that date back to a monastery this location is now acquiring somewhat of a reputation as being a very haunted building in West Yorkshire to visit on a ghost hunt. Paranormal activity reported.
North Sandsfield House
Staff have reported seeing shadowy figures walking the corridors and been watched from the staircase. Strange bangs and taps from the what was the staff quarters too. One of the local stories regarding the building was the family had a child who was disabled. The child although much loved was kept in the cellars along with his pet dog to avoid being seen by anyone.
Gainsborough Old Hall
Come ghost hunting at Gainsborough Old Hall and be a ghost hunter for a night and follow in the ghostly footsteps of some of its illustrious royal visitors on a ghost hunt at Gainsborough Old Hall. Both Richard III and Henry VIII were guests of the Burgh family, who originally built and lived in the building. The Mayflower Pilgrims and John Wesley also worshiped within its walls. Are you brave enough to come on a ghost hunt in Gainsborough with Simply Ghost Nights.
Ghostly figures have been seen walking around Endcliffe Hall and incarnate voices have been heard from within empty rooms from this former private house to it's present day base for the 4th battalion Yorkshire Regiment (TA Reserve) and the 212 (Yorkshire) Field Hospital. Dare you enter the ghostly world of Endcliffe Hall in Sheffield.
Dare you enter the York Dungeons on a ghost hunting event, step back over 2,000 years as we go in search of spirit activity in one of York's top tourist attractions. With ghostly sightings of Monks, children, and an old man dare you enter the spectral abyss of the York Dungeons with Simply Ghost Nights.
With tales of the Occult, black magic, satanic rituals, debauchery, and an array of frequenting 'female guests' and plenty of drinking. No this is not a Simply Ghost Nights party, this was The Hellfire Club of Francis Dashwood the 11th Baron Le Despencer's club in the early 1760's and was later dissolved in 1766. With ghostly figures still seen roaming the caves dare you ghost hunt at The Hell Fire Caves.
Liverpool Orphanage And Old Newsam Park Asylum Hospital,
The Liverpool Orphanage & Newsam Park Hospital is one of the eeriest places to hold a ghost hunting event, with a labyrinth of corridors and rooms to ghost hunt in. On our previous paranormal investigations we have had a host of paranormal activity on a ghost hunt such as incarnate voices, excellent Franks box communication, table work and much more.
We were informed by staff there of a spirit child seen in and around the lavish staircase and some staff feel uneasy in the building alone even in the day time. The Gothic features add to the eerie feel that many visitors have reported in the past.
Bradford Police Museum
Dare you participate on a ghost hunting event at the Bradford Police Museum. With many ghostly occurrences taken down and noted in the past such as, cold spots, mechanical objects turning on and working themselves, rapping/banging on walls on request, unexplained incarnate voices heard in empty areas. All this makes a ghost hunt at the Bradford Police Museum a chilling night to remember. One of the most famous spirits believed to roam the building is that of "Chains Charlie", who was a former prisoner who had been tortured before being executed for murder?
Ghost hunting at Halsham House in Hull is literally like going back over five hundreds years, with many occurrences of poltergeist activity been reported over the years. A ghost hunt at Halsham House with it's varied history such as an Alms house, school, convent and a hospital as well as a private dwelling. A ghost hunting event at Halsham House is a very exciting and interesting place to hold a paranormal investigation.
Buckingham Old Gaol Museum
The Buckingham Old Gaol dates back to the 18th Century with a number of the original cells and many other areas to investigate, dare you take part in a ghost hunting event at The Buckingham Old Gaol Museum, and see which tortured souls still inhabit the corridors and cells of this formidable building on a ghost hunt.
The Ancient Ram Inn
The former owner of the Ram Inn claimed to have been grabbed by the arm and dragged from his bed and also talks of finding evidence of Devil worship in the house. Legend has it that a local witch was arrested and burned alive on the grounds of the Ancient Ram Inn and her spirit has reportedly been seen in the room where she hid before she captured this room is called the Witches room. Another haunted room is the Bishops room which is said to be occupied by the spirit of a monk, a ghostly mist has also been seen on a number occasions at The Ancient Ram Inn.
Dare you take part in a ghost hunting event at Oxford Castle. There has been a Castle on the grounds since the 1070's, Oxford castle has seen murders, wars, intrigue, deception and was once a prison too until 1996. A monk is seen wandering around Oxford castle regularly and Poltergeist activity has been reported in the cells as well. Are you brave enough to ghost hunt at Oxford Castle.
The Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel is a large hotel in Scarborough overlooking the town's South Bay and it is a Grade II* Listed Building. Ghostly occurrences reported guests have witnessed items flying across rooms, objects falling from walls and doors shaking and screaming, singing, laughter and period music have also been heard. As well as footsteps heard frequently on empty corridors and a. lady in a Red dress has been seen a lot around the grand staircase and first floor.
There has been a hall on the grounds of Strelley Hall since the 1200's and this includes the Medieval cellars below the Tower room. It is said that the ghost of Nicholas Strelley still haunts the building, is he still longing to own the Hall after losing it gambling. On a recent team event in the Medieval room most of the team in the room all spoke of seeing a shadow at the same time, and tapping was also heard on the door as well.
Nottingham Galleries of Justice
Dare you join the Simply Ghost Night team on a ghost hunting event at the Galleries of Justice, this former Court and Gaol is now a museum and dates back to at least 1450. The court itself is a majestic panelled room complete with the judges bench, the galleries above for the watching spectators and the dreaded dock, right next to the staircase that lead the prisoners to their awaiting hell, where torture and a brutal existence awaited these poor souls.
Leeds Town Hall
The town hall provided accommodation for municipal departments, a courtroom, police station or 'central charge office', and a venue for concerts and civic events. It still has a role as a council office, although many departments have been relocated. However Leeds Town Hall is said to be one of the most haunted buildings in Leeds, with a host of paranormal activity recorded. We were informed that ghostly footsteps have been heard and heavy breathing from certain areas of the building, and feelings of been watched have been noted too.
Clifton Park Museum
Clifton House was built for Joshua and Susannah Walker in 1783. The Walker family lived here until 1861, when Henry Walker died. After his death the house was bought by William Owen who died 1881. In 1883 the house and grounds were put up for auction for redevelopment but failed to meet the reserve. With ghostly tales of staff not liking certain areas of the building. The ghostly figure of a little girl in Victorian clothing has been spotted frequently around the shop area and another Victorian child (a boy) has also been seen more than once around Christmas time and he appears to be enjoying watching the Christmas carol singers. He even appeared to step aside for people walking past.
Throughout its history Ordsall Hall has been used for many guises such as a family home, working men's club and church hall; these have added to the historical fabric of this beautiful Tudor building. No self-respecting Tudor manor house would not be without one ghost of exception is the White Lady. She is said to walk around the Great Hall, Star Chamber and the grounds holding a candle. There have been numerous suggestions as to who the White Lady could be, she could be Queen Elizabeth I's favourite Maid of Honour; Margaret Radclyffe, who died in 1599 from a broken heart following the death of her brother.
On a ghost hunting event at Margam Castle it is believed that one frequently encountered spirit is thought to be that of Robert Scott a former gamekeeper that worked at the Castle for many years. It is thought that Scott was murdered in cold blood by a poacher and his spirit still rages around the grounds today. Robert Scott has often been seen on a ghost hunt at Margam Castle purposefully ascending the Gothic staircase leading the Castle. His presence has come forward regularly with psychic investigators, all of whom have insisted his spirit is consumed with rage over his unjust killing. Another paranormal occurrence on a ghost hunting event at Margam Castle is the sound of giggling children is heard frequently through the long corridors and dramatic rooms of the family areas. There have been reports of children in Victorian dress seen drifting in and out of doorways and mischievously moving objects.
Drakelow Tunnels where men are said to have been crushed to death during construction, This eerie event will include a workshop to teach those who dare how to increase the sensitivity and skills required to carry out a successful ghost hunt. One eye witness claims three men were crushed in a roof fall in tunnel one. Other fatal accidents occurred when one of the workers was struck by a dumper truck and on another occasion two men were killed when riding the conveyors. On a previous visit to these tunnels we experienced many unexplained occurrences including, strange orb like lights appearing and disappearing, bangs, tables moving unaided, and one lady even fainted.
On a ghost hunt to The Golden Fleece in the city of York in the U.K, this Tudor fronted public house is reputed to be one of the oldest inns in York and its origins can traced to around 1500. It is rumored to be one of the most haunted buildings in Yorkshire, let alone York, paranormal activity recorded here includes strange light analomies, items been thrown off the bar. The Golden Fleece has gained a reputation of being haunted by a variety of eerie spectres from ghostly children dressed in rags are said to be heard running up and down the corridors. Another spooky sighting is that of a Second World War pilot who is alleged to, as legend would have it, either committed suicide, or fell to his untimely death from an upstairs window in a drunken stupor.
The Former Stanley Tools Factory
The most famous sighting is that of a tall thin man who is said to roam the whole site as if patrolling the grounds. Will the former workers who worked the machines, worked in the offices or were cleaners in the factory come through and communicate with our brave ghost hunters. Will the souls of the workers who worked here come through and communicate with our ghost hunters and will the souls of the workers who may have died here too want to make their presence known on a ghost hunt at this location. Join the Simply Ghost Nights team as we enter the ghostly world of the Stanley Tools Factory in Sheffield.
St George's Hall
Ghost hunt at St George's hall with its majesty and beautiful flooring and architecture has a dark and seedy side down in the bowels where below the grandness of the Great Hall lies the cells that held murderers and condemned prisoners before being taken to the prison for hanging. This cold as death part of the building has low ceilings and whispers of ghostly and eerie past presences. On a ghost hunting event at the Liverpool Catacombs you will be taken back in time and as the cold seeps through your coat and hopefully the spirits of the Catacombs will start to communicate with our brave ghost hunters. Dare you ghost hunt at St. George's Hall the Liverpool Catacombs.
Kelham Hall is the third Hall to be built on the land with the previous halls been damaged in fires. All the halls were built for the Manners-Sutton family who have had links with area dating back to the 12th century. Kelham Hall was used as a training college by The Society of the Sacred Mission monks in preparing for Missionary work between 1903 to 1974. The hall and grounds however were requisitioned by the army during the two world wars although these were the only interruptions.
Join Simply Ghost Nights at Hodroyd Hall for a ghost hunting event in this 12th Century Hall which was a former house to many notable and prominent families such as the Gargraves, John Monckton the Viscount of Galway. It also housed both Monks and Nuns and was a convalescent home to injured soldiers in the First World War. Ghostly occurrences include Ghost Sightings include A nun and a monk A man is seen on the staircase, known locally as Dr Bell. A murdered kitchen maid who was actually murdered and burnt in one of the huge fireplaces at Hodroyd Hall.
Antwerp House was built in 1840 as a private home as part of the Victoria Park estate in Manchester. A building that's hauntingly beautiful – and rough around the edges. It was a gated community for the new super-rich industrialists of the Victorian age. It was built in a very early version of the Gothic style which became very popular with the Victorians in later years. For many years it remained a private home until at one time it appears to have been the home of the Belgian Consul.There has been many reports of unexplained flashes of light in darkened rooms, corner of the eye movement, along with the feeling of being watched. People feel very uneasy when alone in parts of the building.The centre panel of the skylight is missing as a child died when falling through it many years ago.