Fri, 04 Aug|
(SOLD OUT) The Old Priory Ghost Hunt - Repton
Time & Location
04 Aug 2023, 20:00 – 05 Aug 2023, 02:00
Repton, Willington Rd, Repton, Derby DE65 6FH, UK
About the event
HISTORY OF THE OLD PRIORY
Repton Priory was a priory in Repton, Derbyshire, England. It was established in the 12th century and was originally under the control of Calke Priory. It was dissolved in 1538. The priory became a place of pilgrimage on account of the shrine of St Guthlac, and his bell. Pilgrims believed that placing their head upon it would cure headaches. The buildings of Repton School, founded in 1557, incorporate remains of the priory. Grade I. The ground floor of the school is the old undercroft and has a heavy open-timbered ceiling supported on columns of 12th century date, the rest of the building being of 16th/17th century date. Structural remains of the Priory church, cloister and slype, consisting of miscellaneous lengths of walling, bases of pillars and other features were uncovered in the restoration of 1922. The wide gateway forming the main entrance to the school was part of the gatehouse and is said to date to c.1250. The priory precinct walls of ashlar almost encircle the site, restored and altered in places.
The remains of nearly 300 people believed to be those of the Viking Great Army were found on the grounds of the Old Priory. Within the mound, there was evidence of 264 bodies, the majority of which were young men, alongside Viking weaponry and artefacts. Some of the skeletons showed signs of violent injury, adding further to the evidence that they came from an invading force.
- Complimentary tea and coffee.
- Complimentary light snacks.
- Access after dark.
- History/Mystery tour.
- Full use of equipment - ouija boards, k2s, emf meters, etc..
- Access to mediums and the chance to experience automatic writing.
There is limited parking onsite but penty of street parking available - parking is at youe own risk.
Before booking onto this event please read our Terms and Conditions. We cannot offer refunds and all ticket sales are non-transferable.
NO UNDER 18's AND ANYONE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED INTO THE EVENT.
This location is unsuitable for people with mobility issues and heavily pregnant women.
OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODTION IS NOT INCLUDED