176. *Potter Heigham, NORFOLK

‘The famous old- three-arched bridge…’

Dd8jnGQUwAAhdvn.jpgNeal Trafankowski, Sunrise at Potter Heigham (2018)

DP01jd1WsAAHhrR.jpgJohn Fielding, Potter Heigham & River Thurne in Norfolk (2017)

DehTi6sXkAE9PNv.jpgHerbert Woods, Potter Heigham in 1938 (2018)

D0-Ny-sXgAAQJ4Y.jpgKate McCabe, The Norfolk Broads (2019)

Cl0THlaWQAA2mq0.jpgBroadland Memories, Potter Heigham, photographed in the 1890s by John Bickerdyke

CMHR0hsWoAAm3T_.jpgBroadland Memories, Potter Heigham c1920s with Applegates & Herbert Woods boatyard

BgLJBd1IYAA47mX.jpgMuseum of the Broads; Built in 1385 ish are still in full use today – Potter Heigham bridge (2014)

D7vYp0yX4AAa1h6.jpgPotter Bridge; ‘I’m not getting any younger’ (2019)

D89lkWbXoAAWxWp.jpgShire Surveyors; Unusual cottage on the Norfolk Broads at Potter Heigham (2019)

D9BcujQXYAEYs0M.jpgKay Fairest; Helter Skelter House (2018)

D9BdQB2WsAAp2xo.jpgMark Pimlott; Helter Skelter House, Potter Heigham

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177. Raynham, NORFOLK

‘Raynham Hall is the home of the famous ‘Brown Lady’ ghost…’

BkKpX6SIMAABan0.jpgBen Pentreath (@BenPentreath) Heaven is the new incredible @WofInteriors with superb article on hidden gem Raynham Hall… (2014)

DXiTdY3X4AA1Bjp.jpgHouse and Heritage (@HousendHeritage) Raynham Hall (2018)

D5JeOPvWwAUKNWV.jpgD5JeORxW4AAfydB.jpgD5JeOQBW0AIdiDM.jpgHouse and Heritage (@_houseandgarden) Perfect country house interiors from Raynham Hall (2019)

DcRgigDU0AAak-5.jpgDcRghApVQAAOiab.jpgAmber (@Na0sGlassMy well-worn Weekly Reader ‘Haunted Houses’ (which I’ve kept since I was 6 years old) published in 1969. Highlights: the story of the Lady of Raynham Hall and the Tulip Staircase. One of the first books I read cover to cover and numerous times. (2018)

DBeba6TWsAA7z0Q.jpgDEADLIVE (@DEADLIVEUKRaynham Hall, Norfolk without a doubt, the Brown Lady is the Hall’s most popular resident ghost. The Lady is thought to be  Lady Dorothy (2017)


DmbyLauWwAEixPg.jpgFlamenco Nut (@flamencobugLady Dorothy Walpole (1686–1726)’s husband Charles Townshend had a v violent temper. Believing her unfaithful, he imprisoned her at home, unable even to see her kids. She died of smallpox, still captive (2018)

DgIdIDbXcAE7hF6.jpgHouse and Heritage (@HousendHeritage) ‘I play the lottery twice a week’: inside the crumbling 7,000-acre estate that one couple expects will cost millions to restore (2018)

Dh01oW2WAAES6a3.jpgAntique Collecting (@AntiqueMagOur front cover this month features an interior from Raynham Hall (2018)

D78u29ZUIAEkrdv.jpgAnnette Lane (2019) Entrance Hall of Raynham Hall, Norfolk; photo courtesy John Unis (2019)

D4SN_UEW4AEZloy.jpgJeffs Comics (@jeffs_comics) In Search of … Ghosts in the Comic Books! (2019)

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187. Sandringham, NORFOLK

“One footman refused to sleep in the room assigned to him after he claimed to have seen something …’looking like a large paper sack breathing in and out like a grotesque lung’…”


AhfoHf3CIAED656.jpgPaul Harrison (@SkyNewsEditor); Sun begins to rise over the Sandringham Estate (2011)

BaFocC4CQAIWvey.jpgGressenhall Museum (@GressenhallFW); Meet Pippin, a visiting Red Poll Bull from a Sandringham Estate farm (2013)

Ditw4oeX4AEC01y.jpgDougal the Lab (@Dougal_the_Lab); A Sunday stroll on the Sandringham Estate… (2018)

CMKxiY4UsAAZG_U.jpgTravel + Leisure (@TravelLeisure); Sandringham Estate can now be added to your hotel bucket list (2015)

4048444_de9f1710_1024x1024.jpgPaul Bryan; Sandringham House, Norfolk (2009)

4611332_8d361d29.jpgDavid Dixon; Sandringham, The Norwich Gates (2015)

4611340_b1a3a2fb.jpgDavid Dixon; Driveway and Norwich Gates, Sandringham (2015)

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208. Syderstone, NORFOLK.

Amy Robsart … the wife of Robert Dudley … lived here at Syderstone Hall … and her ghost was said to walk here before the old Hall was demolished…

amy_robsart_by_thomas-francis-dicksee-1819-1895Thomas Francis Dicksee (d.1895); Amy Robsart

s-l1600Fradelle, Henri Jean-Baptiste Victoire, 1778-1865; Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester's Visit to His Wife, Amy Robsart at Cumnor PlaceHenri Jean-Baptiste Victoire Fradelle (d.1865); Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester’s visit to his wife, Amy Robert at Cumnor Hall

w-f-yeames-tate-1877William Frederick Yeames; The death of Amy Robsart (1877)

4448460_788fecdf4448464_7ad85d66.jpg4448462_f3f6ec86Evelyn SimakAmy Robsart Village Hall in Syderstone (2015)

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221. Wayland Wood, NORFOLK.

“…two little ghostly figures are seen on misty nights, wandering silently among the trees, hand in hand, looking for a way out…”

C84zQ8eXUAE6zQGNeal Trafankowski (@nealtraf); Wayland Wood from Watton (2017)

CgRw-RTWsAExsvnTony Rees (@Celticbluestone); Carpet of bluebells at Wayland Woods (2016)

C9dQRxQWAAEjoBUTony Rees (@Celticbluestone); Wild and beautiful carpet of bluebells, Wayland Wood (2017)

C-BQOe3XgAAxs-4Neal Trafankowski (@nealtraf); Wayland Wood (2017)



513px-Babes_in_the_Wood_-_8_-_illustrated_by_Randolph_Caldecott_-_Project_Gutenberg_eText_19361R. Caldecott: The Babes in the Wood

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