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Tourism Ghosts and Spooky Things

Newbridge

REF NR: 3191

1. It was in October 1928 that a young girl was walking home from Shalfleet where she had stayed late at school. She was a country girl and was not unused to walking the surrounding lanes in the dark, but this particular night she would soon change her mind.

It was at the crossroads that she noticed the signpost looked different than usual and being slightly afraid she decided to have a closer look but her fear soon turned to horror when she saw that what was normally a signpost was now a gibbet with the body of a man hanging form it. She could see that his head was held tight in the noose and the rope was parting a head of shoulder length curly hair. He had a beard and was dressed in what looked like a dark coloured cloak...

1. Sources: http://www.southernlife.org.uk/wight_ghosts.htm

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