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York Treasurer's House

Listed under Paranormal in York, United Kingdom.

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York Treasurer's House is a graceful, medieval structure.  Built beside York Minster and carefully restored by a wealthy local industrialist – well aren't they all – this house is presented as a museum where each room is done up in the style of a different era.  But beneath the house is an ancient Roman road, which is the source of some problems for residents of the house.  Apparently a column of dishevelled and war weary Roman soldiers troops though the basement on occasion, lead by a man on horseback and announced by a trumpet as they approach.  Only a small portion of the Roman way has been excavated, so it looks as if the men's legs are walking though the ground until they get to the excavated section and their feet are revealed.  It's been suggested that these ancient ghosts are the Roman 9th Legion, whose entire garrison went missing.  

Written by  Ame P. Oliver.

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