Borley is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located on the River Stour, approximately northwest of Sudbury, Suffolk and is 39 km (24 miles) north-northeast from the city of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Braintree and in the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. The parish is part of the Stour Valley South parish cluster. It consists of two hamlets, Borley around the church, and Borley Green, to the east. A smaller parish, Borley Parva, was joined with Foxearth in the Middle Ages. The name Borley is compounded of the Saxon words "Bap" and "Ley", that is "Boar's Pasture".
Usage examples of "borley".
Bradley added that she had also read the story of Borley Rectory, and that some of the features of the haunted house seemed to bear a remarkable similarity to what was described in that book.
Oxfordshire or Gloucestershire, investigating a decade-old murder in a house oddly similar to Borley Rectory or staying at a hotel in Winchester, Mrs.
Oxfordshire or Gloucestershire, investigating a decade-old murder in a house oddly similar to Borley Rectory, or staying at a hotel in Winchester, Mrs.
Eric Smith, had just moved into the big redbrick house known as Borley Rectory.
The house had been empty for some time, and as soon as Reverend Smith accepted the call to go to Borley as minister of the parish, the Smiths began to hear rumors that the house was haunted.
Over the next twenty years, until his death in 1948, Price made Borley Rectory a major part of his investigative work.
In 1940 he published a book that in its title called Borley Rectory The Most Haunted House in England.