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Weird Norfolk Podcast - Episode 35: The Shrieking Pits of Aylemerton and Northrepps

PUBLISHED: 06:30 17 May 2019

The Shrieking Pit at Northrepps where legend tells a young woman called Esmerelda died in the pit, shrieking out three times. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The Shrieking Pit at Northrepps where legend tells a young woman called Esmerelda died in the pit, shrieking out three times. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Copyright: Archant 2017

It’s a lament said to travel across the centuries, a shriek that rips through time to tell the tale of a woman who loved and lost and whose spirit wanders in North Norfolk, restlessly searching for the baby murdered by her jealous husband.

The Weird Norfolk team are back from their little break. This week we take a look at the Shrieking Pits at Aylmerton and Northrepps. Both are said to be haunted by restless spirits.

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