Shrieking Pits

Circular pits at Aylmerton Heath in Norfolk. They are said to be haunted by a pale woman with long hair that runs from pit to pit, looking wistfully into each and shrieking and wringing her hands at each disappointment.



  • Rye, W., ed.(1877). The Norfolk Antiquarian Miscellany. Vol. 2. Norwich: Samuel Miller and Co., p. 288.