facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search

Allegedly haunted house donated to group

Feb. 8, 2013 at 4:29 PM   |   Comments

PORTSMOUTH, England, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- A British city donated a mansion allegedly haunted by a choir of nuns to a group after it failed to sell at an auction.

The Portsmouth City Council said Wymering Manor failed to sell at an auction last year with a $592,987 reserve price, so the property has been donated to the Wymering Manor Trust with a $47,439 grant for repair work, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday.

The trust said it plans to fix up the mansion and open it as a tourist attraction.

The ghosts alleged to haunt the property include a choir of nuns, whispering children and Sir Roderick of Porchester, who was slain on the grounds during the middle ages.

The house is believed to be the oldest in Portsmouth and was mentioned in the 1086 Doomsday book.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Hundreds of cats take over island in New York
2
Ohio woman allegedly poops in front of Walgreens after being accused of shoplifting
3
American tourists call police after getting charged $56 for 3 ice creams and water
4
Mom sells daughter's Katy Perry tickets on Facebook to teach her a lesson
5
Women catches home run at San Francisco Giants game in her beer
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback