This fascinating volume takes a look at some of the strange and unexplained hauntings reported across Britain's canal and waterways network: echoes in dark tunnels; stone steps stained red with blood spilled long ago; ghostly footsteps accompanying barges beneath a bridge - Mixing long-established ghostly tales with first-hand accounts, Allan Scott-Davies presents a grisly collection of supernatural stories. From the screaming ghost near Market Drayton to the Roman soldier in Chester guarding the canal, the drowning man at Lapworth and the white lady of the Hatton flight, all is revealed with a map of locations and, for some of the more haunted sites, a guided tour map. This illustrated book is sure to delight lovers of the waterways and paranormal alike.
ALLAN SCOTT-DAVIES has always had a passion for ghost stories. His previous publications include Haunted Shropshire for The History Press and The Ghosts of Bury St Edmonds. Also possessing a lifelong love of canals, having trained in industrial archaeology, lived on a narrow-boat and worked on the Midlands canals with British Waterways, he marries his interests in this book. A heritage consultant by day, Allan lives in Suffolk.