A White Lady and Hidden Treasure at Pudlicote
29 March 2021 (Updated 20 September 2022)
In his book Ghosts and Witches of the Cotswolds J.A. Brooks mentions a legend local to the hamlet of Pudlicote.
Gran's hidden treasure
According to the legend, an old lady known as 'Gran' was said to live in a nearby quarry. Despite her unconventional accommodation and reclusive habits, she was believed to have been in possession of a hoard of gold sovereigns that she had hidden somewhere in the quarry.
Brooks doesn't record what became of Gran, but says that her ghost is thought to still haunt a road junction near the site of the old quarry in the form of a 'white lady'.
- 'Ghost and Witches of the Cotswolds' by J.A. Brooks (Jarrold Publishing, 1992, ISBN: 0711702330)