Headless Steeds

The Headless Steeds of Haddon or Hardwick. The superstitious notion that a coach drawn by headless steeds, and driven by a headless horseman, haunted this locality, appears to have been common to Parsloes in Essex, and several other places.

See also coach-a-bower.



  • Hazlitt, W. Carew. (1905). Faith and Folklore. 2 vols. London: Reeves and Turner, p. 1:295.