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Title:
Scottish ghosts
Author:
Seafield, Lily.
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Publication Information:
Gretna : Pelican Pub. Co., 2001.

©2000
Physical Description:
192 pages ; 20 cm
General Note:
"Lomond Books.".
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781565548435
Format :
Book

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Central Library BF1472.G7 S43 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

Fairies, white ladies, tortured souls, poltergeists, malevolent phantoms, hideous creaturesï¿1/2Scotland has them all.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 9
Fairies, Green Ladies and Devilish Strugglesp. 12
Fairiesp. 12
Glaistigsp. 14
Green Ladiesp. 15
Wailing Washerwomenp. 15
The Bansheep. 15
The Caoineagp. 16
Devilish Strugglesp. 17
The Demon Crabp. 21
Death and Dying: Ghostly Hordes and Phantom Lightsp. 23
Signs of Deathp. 24
Death Lightsp. 24
Ghosts of the Livingp. 25
Phantom Funeralsp. 25
Canine Sensep. 26
Birdsp. 27
Death in Foreign Landsp. 27
Phantom Hordesp. 28
Polter Geistsp. 29
Andrew Mackie's Housep. 29
The Devil of Glenlucep. 36
The Poltergeist of Sauchiep. 37
A Haunted Capitalp. 39
Ann Street--The Return of Mr Swanp. 40
Charlotte Square--A Ghostly Pianop. 41
Corstorphine--The Haunted Sycamore Treep. 41
Dalry--The One-Armed Ghost of John Chieslyp. 42
Edinburgh Castle--Phantom Musiciansp. 43
The Phantom Piperp. 44
The Ghostly Drummerp. 45
George Street--The Persistent Dressmakerp. 45
Holyrood Palace--Memories of Murderp. 46
Mary King's Close--Victims of the Plaguep. 46
Number 17--The Room of Terrorp. 48
Victoria Terrace--The Sad Spectre of Angus Royp. 49
The West Bow--The Devilish Ghost of Major Weirp. 50
Ghostly Castlesp. 53
Abergeldie Castlep. 53
Balgonie Castlep. 53
Ballindalloch Castlep. 54
Barcaldine Castlep. 55
Bedlay Castlep. 56
Braemar Castlep. 56
Brodie Castlep. 57
Buckholme Towerp. 58
The Castle of Meyp. 60
Cawdor Castlep. 61
Claypotts Castlep. 61
Comlongon Castlep. 62
Cortachy Castlep. 63
Craigievar Castlep. 63
Crathes Castlep. 64
Delgatie Castlep. 64
Drumlanrig Castlep. 64
Dunstaffnage Castlep. 65
Duntrune Castlep. 65
Duntulm Castlep. 67
Dunvegan Castlep. 68
Ethie Castlep. 69
Fyvie Castlep. 70
Gight Castlep. 70
Glamis Castlep. 71
Hermitage Castlep. 75
Linlithgow Palacep. 76
Littledean Towerp. 77
Meggernie Castlep. 81
Muchalls Castlep. 81
Newton Castlep. 82
Sanquhar Castlep. 83
Spedlins Towerp. 84
Tioram Castlep. 85
Other Haunted Castlesp. 86
Religious Hauntsp. 88
Dalarossiep. 88
Durnessp. 90
Lairgp. 91
Melrose Abbeyp. 91
Ionap. 92
Perthp. 93
Rosslyn Chapelp. 94
St Andrews Cathedralp. 95
Sanquhar Kirkyardp. 97
Ghosts in the Housep. 100
Abbotsford House, Melrosep. 100
Allanbank House, Berwickshirep. 101
Ballachulish House, Argyllp. 102
Ballechin House, Perthshirep. 103
Blythswood Square, Glasgowp. 103
Boleskin House, Inverness-shirep. 106
Broomhill House, Lanarkshirep. 106
Bruntsfield, Edinburghp. 107
Buckingham Terrace, Edinburghp. 108
Crail, Fifep. 111
Crawford Priory, Fifep. 112
Cullen House, Banffshirep. 112
Dalkeith, Midlothianp. 113
Frendraught House, Aberdeenshirep. 113
Galdenoch Tower, Gallowayp. 114
Inverawe House, Argyllp. 116
Learmonth Gardens, Edinburghp. 118
Leith Hall, Aberdeenshirep. 119
Morningside, Edinburghp. 120
New Lanark, Lanarkshirep. 121
Queensberry House, Edinburghp. 123
Other Haunted Housesp. 124
Hotels and Public Houses: Extra Guestsp. 126
Port Ellen, Islayp. 126
The Cross Keys Hotel, Peeblesp. 127
The Clydesdale Hotel, Lanarkp. 128
The Covenanter Hotel, Falklandp. 129
The Kylesku Inn, Sutherlandp. 129
The Learmonth Hotel, Edinburghp. 130
The Moncrieffe Arms, Bridge of Earnp. 131
The Old Post Horn Inn, Crawfordp. 131
Pannanich Wells Hotel, Ballaterp. 132
Tibbie Shiel's Inn, Peeblesp. 132
The White Dove Hotel, Aberdeenp. 133
Military Spectresp. 136
Culloden, Invernessp. 136
Glencoe, Argyllp. 137
The Hill of the Battle, Highlandsp. 138
Killiecrankie, Perthshirep. 140
Montrose Airfieldp. 141
Nechtanesmere, Angusp. 141
Dramatic Appearancesp. 143
The Byre Theatre, St Andrewsp. 143
His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeenp. 144
The Theatre Royal, Edinburghp. 144
Edinburgh--Three More Ghostly Theatresp. 145
The Playhousep. 145
The Royal Lyceump. 145
Edinburgh Festival Theatrep. 145
The Theatre Royal, Glasgowp. 145
Mind How You Gop. 147
Annanp. 147
Ben MacDuibhp. 149
Discovery, Dundeep. 151
Dunphailp. 151
East Kilbridep. 152
The Flannan Islesp. 153
Loch Skenep. 156
Mullp. 156
Pitlochryp. 157
Sandwood Bayp. 157
Selkirkp. 158
St Boswellsp. 160
The Tay Railway Bridgep. 161
Tomintoulp. 162
Signs, Prophecies and Cursesp. 163
Bonnie Dundee--Ominous Sightsp. 164
Sir Walter Scottp. 165
Visions of the Dead in Gallowayp. 165
The Cursed Millp. 167
The Curse of the Ruthven Ferryp. 168
Second Sightp. 170
The Brahan Seerp. 170
Second Sight--A Ghostly Giftp. 174
The Curse of Alloa Towerp. 175
Ghosts Assortedp. 177
Two Dead Pedlarsp. 177
The Schoolmaster and the Pedlarp. 177
The Sanquhar Pedlarp. 178
Spinning Jennyp. 180
The Modernisation of a Manifestationp. 180
Motherly Lovep. 181
A Faithful Petp. 183
The Black Dog of Tireep. 184
The Weariness of a Ghostp. 185
Indexp. 186

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