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The Old Priory Ghost Hunt - Repton

The Old Priory Ghost Hunt - Repton
The Old Priory Ghost Hunt - Repton

Time & Location

06 Apr 2024, 20:00 – 07 Apr 2024, 01:00

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 ground floor of the priory 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 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.

EVENT INCLUDES

Complimentary tea and coffee.

Complimentary light snacks.

Access after dark.

History tour.

Full use of equipment

PARKING

There is limited parking onsite but penty of street parking available - parking is at your own risk.

PLEASE NOTE: EXTERNAL PHOTOS OF THE GROUNDS AND BUILDINGS ARE NOT PERMISSABLE DUE TO SAFEGUARDING

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

terms&conditions apply.

Tickets

  • The Old Priory

    £40.00
    +£1.00 service fee

Total

£0.00

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