Location: Tyneham -
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A dairymaid who committed suicide is said to be buried under an oak tree that has a coffin carved in the bark. Her wistful spirit walks the area.
Ghost of a Maiden
The carved coffin on an old oak tree, known locally as the 'Coffin Tree.' Marks the grave of Jane Gilbert, a young dairymaid who committed suicide by hanging herself in the cowsheds of Baltington Farm. Her ghost is said to still haunt the area at Maiden's Grave Gate.
Baltington Farmhouse c. 1943
Baltington Farm and Pond c. 1943
Postcard courtesy of Dave Sansom
Image courtesy of Google Earth