Jay's Grave


This photo taken today, is of Jay's Grave, a local landmark steeped in folklore in Dartmoor, Devon, England.

Fresh flowers still mysteriously appear on the grave everyday and locals don't like to pass it at night as it's haunted.

There are many different versions of the story around the grave, the most popular being, In the 18th century Kitty Jay a teenager was raped by a farm hand, became pregnant she was thrown out of her home and hung herself in a barn. She was refused a Christian burial and 3 parishes refused to let her final resting place be with in their boundaries, so she was buried in unconsecrated ground where the 3 parishes meet, by a quite road junction.

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