Haunted: The George, Hatherleigh, Devon
Stewart | On 04, Jun 2017
The Haunted George
5 Market Street, Hatherleigh EX20 3JN
You’ll find the George situated on Market Street in the small market town of Hatherleigh.
LUMLEY CASTLE: A Haunted Castle You Can Actually Stay the Night In!
The ghost of Lady Lily Lumley is said to haunt the castle.
Phantom children are often heard playing on the top floor.
And a ghostly apparition of a man has been seen sitting at the bar.
It’s said that a ghost known as Black Jack often plays pranks on startled guests!
The former coaching inn dates back to the 15th century.
It’s believed that the building was originally the court house of the Abbots of Tavistock.
The pub was a Grade II listed buildings until it was burnt down in 2008.
After the fire the owners carefully restored the building to its original design but it lost its listed building status.
The pub is said to be haunted by the ghost of a friendly monk whose apparition has been seen wandering around the first floor of the building.
The upstairs of the George is said to be haunted by the ghost of a young woman.
Apparently, she’s beautiful but also stark naked!
Witnesses have reported hearing the sounds of a phantom coach and horses pulling up outside the inn.
FEATURED HAUNTED HOTEL: Amberley Castle
The Grade I listed 12th century Amberley Castle Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Amberley.
The castle started life out as a timber-framed hunting lodge in 1103.
But it upgraded to a fortified manor house in 1377 by the bishop of Chichester.
After the Reformation the castle still belonged to the church but was leased out to the crown.
During the English Civil War part of the castle was destroyed by Parliamentarian forces and it fell into ruin.
The Duke of Norfolk leased Amberley Castle in 1893 and started to renovate it.
Today the castle has been transferred into an amazing luxury hotel.
The castle is said to be haunted by the ghost of a young girl called Emily who committed suicide at the castle.
Her ghostly apparition has been seen by terrified witnesses in and around the Herstmonceux room!