Dorchester Old Court & Cells was the shire hall for Dorchester from ins construction in 1796 right up until 1955. It is now a Grade II listed building and operates as the Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum.
The British author Thomas Hardy served as a magistrate at the court house. It is believed that his experiences there led him pursue a career in writing, with one particular case of domestic abuse inspiring him to write ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’.
During the re-development of the museum in 2018, workmen were left terrified after unexplained goings-on.
Dark shadows are seen creeping along the walls, strange noises are heard as well as disembodied voices.
Are you ready to investigate this historic site to discover who may be haunting Dorchester Old Court & Cells?
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