Ghost of Lady Howard

A ghost who each night visits the moor above Okehampton Castle. She arrives in her coach of bones from Tavistock, and is attended by a hound which carries back in its mouth a single blade of grass. She must "dree her weird" until the hill is quite bare.



  • Gifford, W., ed. (1873). The Quarterly Review. Vol. 135. London: John Murray, p. 160.