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The Oak House West Bromwich Ghost Nights Paranormal Investigations

The Oak House West Bromwich Ghost Hunt

The Oak House situated in West Bromwich is said to be home to at least three spirits, and this stunning timber-framed building was once home to the Turton Family, who were very wealthy farmers. In 1837 the house was said to change hands and became home for the Whyley Family. Paranormal activity at this location can be rife; many ghostly sightings and full-bodied apparitions are witnessed here at the house. Heavy footsteps have been heard coming from empty rooms. Numerous reports have been made that people have seen a tall man standing dressed in period clothing and has a beard just watching. There have also been children heard running around the house. During previous ghost hunts here at the home, guests have witnessed icy cold spots, and the sound of door handles turning by unseen hands. Many ghost hunters have reported two small girls haunting the location; they are believed to be sisters of about eight years of age. There have been reports of strong poltergeist activity within the main kitchen area. It is no wonder, with such a long history and a dark past. The Oak House is said to be one very haunted house. Are you ready to enter this haunted house and be part of a genuine ghost-hunting night? Who or what will you encounter?

History Of The Oak House 

The Oak House is a timber-framed building dating from the sixteenth century in Greets Green, West Bromwich, England.

The original owners of Oak House are unknown, but the family most closely associated with it are the Turtons living there by 1634. The house remained in the Turton family until 1768, when it passed to William Whyley, the "natural son" of John Turton. Then the Scarletts tried to steal the land until there was a 20 Vs 10 on the ground until the Turtons beat the Scarletts.

It is thought to have taken its name from an oak which stood on the green in front of it and was burnt down around 1800, though it could have been named after the oak woodland that once surrounded the house. The last John Turton advised William Whyley to fell the trees, and in 1768 many were used to make lock-gates for the Birmingham Canal, which was then being built through West Bromwich. Very few oaks remained in 1836. John Wesley preached at the house on two occasions in the late 18th century when it was in the ownership of William Whyley. It remained in the Whyley family until 1837. Following a succession of owners, Reuben Farley (three times Mayor of West Bromwich) purchased the property

Alderman Reuben Farley was one of the town’s greatest benefactors. He purchased the Oak House, intending to make it his private residence but resolved to present it to the town as a museum. The leading architects in West Bromwich, Messrs. Wood and Kendrick, were employed with the task of restoring the house. Skilled craftsmanship ensured the outstanding quality of the restoration, and the museum was formally opened on 25 July 1898; gardens and a bowling green were also laid out.

In 1949 the house was protected as a Grade II* listed building. To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the gift, the corporation decided to convert the Oak House into a period house with antique furnishings; the formal reopening took place in 1951.

This Event Includes 

Exclusive access  after dark

A guided tour of the location with the lights on before the vigils

Working in Small Groups, Using an array of different equipment and techniques

Spiritual Medium during the investigation

Complimentary Tea, Coffee,

Complimentary light snacks

Please remember to bring your torch as these are required at all our events. Please remember to wear suitable footwear as this location has a lot of stairs and very uneven floors.

This Location is not suitable for people with walking and mobility issues.