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placename:- Threlkeld Place
locality:- Threlkeld
parish Threlkeld parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s; haunted house
coordinates:- NY3325
10Km square:- NY32

1Km square NY3325

story There is a farmstead called Threlkeld Place, which was formerly haunted in this manner [reappearing skulls cf Calgarth]. The skull was found there by a new tenant in a dark room which had been unused by his predecessor. It was promptly buried, but, on going to the room soon after, it was found again in the same niche in the wall. The farmer in his alarm carried it to St. Bees Head and cast it into the sea only to find that it was at home to receive him on his return. Other means were employed to get rid of it, but without effect. ...
Bogg 1898

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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