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Haunted: The Holy Trinity Church, Barsham, Suffolk

Haunted: The Holy Trinity Church, Barsham, Suffolk

| On 23, Jun 2017

 

The Hauntings of the Holy Trinity Church

The round tower of the Holy Trinity Church in Barsham is not the only unusual feature of this pretty Suffolk church.

It also has a thatched nave and stunning 16th century flint lattice work on the exterior of the East wall!

Spooked visitors to the church have reported hearing phantom footsteps walking in the chancel.

Locals believe the spooky footsteps are made by the spirits of the Suckling family who’ve been a big part of the Barsham community for centuries.

A ghostly apparition of a Georgian lady has also been seen by scared witnesses within the church.

Maybe she’s the one responsible for the church’s lights being switched on and off on their own accord!

The churchyard of the Holy Trinity is said to be haunted too.

Terrified witnesses have spotted ghostly apparitions of people dressed in medieval costumes wandering around the church grounds.

Locals believe that these apparitions have something to do with the nearby plague pit!

The nearby Grade I listed rectory is also rumoured to be haunted.

You see, the late 16th century building has a secret priest hole in one of its rooms where phantom footsteps and spook lights have been reported by frightened witnesses.

In other parts of the house, objects have been noted to mysteriously move on their own accord!

 
Bibliography
Pete Jennings (2010) Haunted Suffolk. The History Press

 


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