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  • The Hanging Pit

  • The Haunting of Bodmin Jail
  • By: Richard Estep
  • Narrated by: Ronald Fox
  • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)

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Summary

In the middle of 21st-century England lies an old building that has been scarred by tragedy, suffering, and violent death. Built by prisoners of war more than two centuries ago, Bodmin Jail and the land around it have been the site of more than 50 hangings.

Thieves, murderers, highwaymen, and rapists all died at the end of the hangman's rope, with many of their bodies being buried within the jail grounds. it is unsurprising, then, that the jail has its ghosts. Even today, the restless spirits of those who breathed their last at Bodmin Jail still roam its hallways, lurk within its cells, and prowl the dank underground chambers.

Join author Richard Estep (TV's Haunted Hospitals, Paranormal 911, and Haunted Case Files) as he and a team of fellow paranormal investigators uncover the secrets of this historic, haunted jail.

©2020 Richard Estep (P)2020 Richard Estep

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Certainly worth to buy and to keep listening to.

This audio/book is easy to read and to listen to. The narrator makes you feel as if you are in the room and experiencing it yourself! Definitely a book I will read and listen more often to! Also having been at Bodmin Jail myself I can say that I certainly recognized the rooms they were in!

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Incredible!

Having visited Bodmin Jail on a paranormal investigation myself, I found Richards account both fascinating and informative. I too have experienced some of the same things in this amazing place. Richards account was so incredibly well written, I couldn’t stop listening! I cannot wait to meet the man himself!

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Having recently stayed the night at the brand new Bodmin Jail Hotel this audiobook gives a great account of what the jail was like prior to the renovations and some of the strange events that happen there. Really worth listening to if you are in Cornwall or visiting the jail.

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  • Theresa Hathaway
  • 08-09-20

Loved it

Once again Richard and friends did disappoint. Great investigation into a very interesting place with a horrible past.