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Thwaites Ghost Hunts , Leeds Ghost Hunts

Thwaites Mill Leeds Ghost Hunt 

Thwaites Mill Ghost Hunts / Leeds Ghost Hunts / West Yorkshire Ghost Hunts 

Thwaites Mill Ghost Hunts With Paranormal Eye UK 

Thwaites Mill is said to be one of Leeds’s most haunted locations. Ghost Hunts here at Thwaites can leave even the most experienced ghost hunters terrified; there have been numerous ghostly figures sighted, unexplained mists and light anomalies on previous ghost hunts here. Have you what it takes to spend the night here on a Ghost Hunt? Join the team as we invite you to this reputed haunted location, where you will become a real ghost hunter for the night with the aid of our team. Hold vigils in the many eerie dark areas walk in the footsteps of those who walked before us. Ghost hunts at thwaites mill are not for the faint-hearted.

History of Thwaites Mill Leeds 

The first known mill on the site was a fulling mill built-in 1641, as part of the local industry of manufacturing woollen cloth. In 1823–25 the Aire and Calder Navigation company acquired the mill and redeveloped the site. Two new large waterwheels were built, and the area comprised the mill building, the manager's house, stables, workshop, warehouse and workers' cottages. The cottages were demolished in 1968, but the other buildings remain intact today.

The mill was used for a range of purposes. The firm of W and E Joy used it to crush seeds for lubricating and lighting oil; imported woods were destroyed for the dyeing industry. The Horn family, who took over the mill in 1872, used it to crush flint and China stone for the pottery industry and to grind chalk to make "whiting" for sectors ranging from pharmaceuticals to whitewash, then barytes for the paint industry, and until 1975 for the production of putty.

Set on an island between the River Aire and the Aire and Calder Navigation, the mill was as self-sufficient as its owners could make it: there were workshops, orchards, arable land and pasture, and the mill did not get an electricity supply until 1986, instead of generating their power from the two water wheels and a Marshall engine which was purchased to control the Raymond Mill in the 1930s.

This Event Includes 

A guided tour of the mill with the lights on 

Exclusive access after dark

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.


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