Sherborne Castle was given to the church at the bequest of Osmond, who was a knight of William the Conqueror, and eventually became Bishop of Sarum. He set a curse on anyone who tried to take the castle out of the hands of the church. As a result, some owners have apparently suffered misfortunes, according to the author Coxe.
This castle is another haunt of Sir Walter Raleigh, as he walks the through the grounds and sits under a tree that bears his name. He is best seen on St. Michael's Eve, which is on 29th September.
Dorset, DT9 5NR.
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For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe and Haunted Castles of Britain and Ireland by Richard Jones.