There is a ghostly black hound that haunts the snickets and back streets of York known as a Barguest, the name thought to derive from the north of England pronunciation of ‘ghost’ as ‘guest’ and combined with burh, a fortified settlement; thus we have burh-ghest or ‘town-ghost’. A particularly fearsome …continue reading THE YORK BARGUEST AND THE SWANCLIFFE BLACK DOG
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The Hands Resist Him by Bill Stoneham Here’s a spooky coincidence connected to the upcoming Haunted Objects UK event at the Bishopthorpe Sports and Social Club in York. Paranormal Magazine was founded By Lee Steer and Wayne Ridsdel in 2013 and following some TV work for Sky’s Showcase Channel 212 …continue reading THE HAUNTED PAINTING
Local online publication York Mix can be commended for never being shy to write up a ghost story and if you missed their coverage of the Golden Fleece’s closure in September (not, I hasten to point out, as a result of spectral disturbance, but rather the need to prevent the …continue reading POLTERGEIST ACTIVITY AT ONE OF YORK’S MOST HAUNTED PUBS