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Hill house is the titular location in The Haunting of Hill House. It is a promiment setting within the show, as it is the mansion the Crain family move into in order to renovate and sell in order to build their own home.

However, due to unexpected repairs, they have to stay longer, and begin to experience increasing paranormal phenomena that results in a tragic loss and the family fleeing from the house.

Red Room[]

The Red Room, referred to as the stomach of Hill House by Eleanor Crain, is located in the center of the mansion and is believed to be locked by the Crain family.

In Silence Lay Steadily, the final episode of The Haunting of Hill House, it is revealed by Nell that each member of the Crain family has actually been in the Red Room many times before without ever knowing. She explains how it has put on different faces such as Theo's dance studio, her own toy room, Olivia's reading room, Steve's game room, Shirley's family room, and Luke's treehouse in order for them to be still and quiet while it "digested".

Ghost sightings[]

The house has an ability to trap and manipulate the souls of all who die on its property, influencing more people to join the spiritual plane of the house. There are several ghosts seen at the site, but only a few have been identified and granted:

  • Wheelchair Boy- One of Poppy and William Hill's children. It is revealed by Poppy that he became paralyzed and speechless without explanation before dying of unknown causes in his arms.
  • Hazel Hill -William's sister and Poppy's sister-in-law. He ended up dying of an unknown disease at an advanced age.
  • Poppy Hill- Original owner of the house and clinically insane. His death is unknown in 1948.
  • William Hill- The house's original owner died trapped inside the basement walls in 1948, being discovered years later by Hugh Crain.
  • Dudleys Baby- The Dudleys' first child, he was killed as a newborn.
  • Abigail Dudley- An only child of the Dudleys, she was fatally poisoned by Olivia Crain under the malevolent influence of the house and Poppy Hill in 1992.
  • Olivia Crain- One of the last owners of the house . Being used by the place, she ended up committing suicide by jumping off the top floor balcony in 1992.
  • Nell Crain /Bent-Neck Lady- Daughter of the Crain couple and former resident of the house. She was manipulated by the house to commit suicide by hanging in 2018.
  • Hugh Crain- One of the last victims of the place, ended up committing suicide by an overdose of medicine in 2018.
  • Clara Dudley- One of the old house servants who offers her services to each new family that settles there. She ended up dying naturally of old age in 2020.

Behind the Scenes[]

  • The exterior shots were filmed at Bisham Manor in LaGrange, Georgia.