11 Haunted Places in Southend-on-Sea (Updated 2017)
Stewart | On 13, Mar 2017
Table of Contents
- Haunted Places in Southend-on-Sea
- The Kursaal, Southend-on-Sea
- New Empire Theatre, Southend-on-Sea
- The Royal Terrace and Mews, Southend-on-Sea
- Southend Pier, Southend-on-Sea
- Leigh Hill, Leigh-on-Sea
- The Sarah Moore, Leigh-on-Sea
- St Clement’s Church, Leigh-on-Sea
- The Old Garrison, Shoeburyness
- Shoeburyness Artillery Barracks, Shoeburyness
- The Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff-on-Sea
- The Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea
Haunted Places in Southend-on-Sea
Wow, there’s actually a TON OF HAUNTED PLACES IN SOUTHEND!
Southend-on-Sea is a seaside resort on the Thames Estuary in Essex.
Its main claim to fame is its pier which is said to be the longest leisure pier in the world being over a mile long!
The town was originally the ‘south end’ of the village of Prittlewell.
It really started to grow as a tourist destination in the Georgian era.
I’ve discovered that there are actually a load of haunted places in Southend-on-Sea…
The Kursaal, Southend-on-Sea
The Grade II listed Kursaal is reputed to be haunted.
New Empire Theatre, Southend-on-Sea
The New Empire Theatre had a few ghostly tales to tell.
The Royal Terrace and Mews, Southend-on-Sea
Paranormal activity has been reported in the properties situated along the Royal Terrace.
Southend Pier, Southend-on-Sea
Southend’s historic pier is famous for being the longest in the world but locally it’s also infamous for being haunted.
Leigh Hill, Leigh-on-Sea
Leigh Hill has quite a few haunted tales to tell.
The Sarah Moore, Leigh-on-Sea
The Sarah Moore is said to be haunted.
St Clement’s Church, Leigh-on-Sea
St Clement’s Church is thought to be haunted.
The Old Garrison, Shoeburyness
The pub is reputed to be haunted.
Shoeburyness Artillery Barracks, Shoeburyness
The military buildings are said to be haunted.
The Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff-on-Sea
The Cliffs Pavilion is said to be haunted.
The Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea
One of the ghosts which is said to haunt the Palace Theatre is affectionately referred to as George.
Dee Gordon (2012) Haunted Southend. The History Press
AMBERLEY CASTLE: A Haunted Castle You Can Actually Stay the Night In!
The castle is said to be haunted by the ghost of a young girl called Emily who committed suicide at the castle.
Her ghostly apparition has been seen by terrified witnesses in and around the Herstmonceux room!