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Haunted: The Crown Hotel, Blandford Forum, Dorset

| On 30, May 2017

 


The Haunted Crown Hotel

West Street, Blandford Forum DT11 7AJ

Along West Street in the Georgian market town of Blandford Forum you’ll find the Crown Hotel.

There’s been an inn on the site of the Crown Hotel since the 15th century but today’s building is a Georgian coaching inn.

The hotel is said to be haunted by a couple of ghosts…

Terrified witnesses have seen a ghostly apparition of a highwayman in the bar area, restaurant and courtyard.

He’s described as wearing a tricorne hat and cloak.

In the 18th century, a highwayman was actually shot dead in the courtyard whilst trying to rob the hotel!

Another ghost seen wandering around the hotel’s first floor is that of a lady wearing a black crinoline dress.

A maid was spooked one day when she saw a lady in black entering a room she shouldn’t…

Upon investigating the room she found it totally empty!

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