Spirit Voices: Dirleton Castle Part Two

Following on from the Spirit Voices presented in video one, from Dirleton Castle, we have the second part which gives us more audio captures from this stunning location.

This is the final part from this location…..

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Spirits: Dirleton Castle

Dirleton Castle is a medieval castle that resides in the village of Dirleton, in East Lothian. The Castle is located just west of North Berwick, and around 20 miles east of the City of Edinburgh. The oldest parts of this castle date to the 13th century, and it was abandoned by the end of the 17th century by its noble occupants.

This location has been no stranger to mysterious stories, along with local myths and legends.

The Devil himself is said to have turned up on the grassy green beneath the castle wall in June 1649, allegedly taking the physical form of ‘a large black shadow man’.

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Spirits: Hailes Castle 2014

The activity at this location includes the sighting of a lady in white, rumoured to be the much travelled “Mary Queen of Scots” the figure is said to graciously float through the castle and its grounds. The figure is often sighted by visitors or locals to the area both past and present.

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The Ragged School – Edinburgh

This location sits in an area so famous that it beggars belief that it had not come onto the radar of anyone, that is until myself and a few colleagues Investigated the building back in the 2006/7 era.

Not only were we the first to get access to this long forgotten treasure of intrigue and genuine spookiness, it had also not been opened to the public in over 100 years. Well, certainly not the upper floors.

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Greyfriars Kirkyard

Greyfriars Kirkyard is the graveyard surrounding Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is located at the southern edge of the Old Town, adjacent to George Heriot’s School. Burials have been taking place since the late 16th century, and a number of notable Edinburgh residents are interred at Greyfriars.

 

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Hailes Castle

Hailes Castle is a mainly 14th century castle about a mile and a half south west of East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland. This castle, which has a fine riverside setting, belonged to the Hepburn family during the most important centuries of its existence. Since 1926, it has been the subject of a state-sponsored guardianship agreement, which is now under the auspices of Historic Scotland.

I have visited this location on many occasions and carried out respectful observations, while fully adhering to the opening times and rules set down by Historic Scotland, whom I am a proud member of and past employee.

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Tantallon Castle

Tantallon Castle is a semi-ruined mid-14th-century fortress, east of North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland. It sits upon a promontory, opposite the Bass Rock, looking out onto the Firth of Forth. The last medieval curtain wall castle to be constructed in Scotland, Tantallon Castle comprises a single wall blocking off the headland, with the other three sides naturally protected by sea cliffs.

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The Provand’s Lordship

The Provand’s Lordship, in Glasgow, is a medieval-period historic house museum located at Castle Street, in the shadow of the Glasgow Cathedral and the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Provand’s Lordship was built in 1471 as part of St Nicholas’s Hospital by Andrew Muirhead, Bishop of Glasgow. The Provand’s Lordship was likely to have been used to house clergy, and other support staff of the Cathedral, providing temporary housing.

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Hailes Castle

Hailes Castle is a mainly 14th century castle about a mile and a half south west of East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland. This castle, which has a fine riverside setting, belonged to the Hepburn family during the most important centuries of its existence. Since 1926, it has been the subject of a state-sponsored guardianship agreement, which is now under the auspices of Historic Scotland.

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Linlithgow Palace

Region : West Lothian
Location : Linlithgow
Details : This was the castle of the Stewart kings of Scotland from the 15th century . In 1512 Mary, Queen of Scots was born here. For more details see the feature page on Undiscovered Scotland

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