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A night at Bodmin Gaol, Cornwall

In 2014 some of the team joined 'Ghosthunting Cornwall' for a night of research at Bodmin Gaol.

The Victorian gaol was built in 1779 on the edge of Bodmin moor. The days of the gaol as not only a public correctional facility but also a Naval prison are now consigned to the history books, along with the stories of those that rightly or wrongly fell foul of the law and passed through its gates. The gaol was closed for the last time to inmates in 1927.

Over the years parts of the structure have fell into dereliction although other areas have stood the course of time well. There is a programme of refurbishment and restoration currently taking place which will see the gaol move into the future as a popular tourist attraction telling the tales and legends of its past for many years to come.   

Our night at the gaol was quiet but fascinating with only really the bats for company!

Find out more about Bodmin Gaol here.

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