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Haunted: Ingatestone Hall, Ingatestone, Essex

Haunted: Ingatestone Hall, Ingatestone, Essex

| On 17, Jun 2017

 

The Hauntings of Ingatestone Hall

Ingatestone Hall is a Grade I listed 16th century manor house with three wings.

There are some interesting facts about Ingatestone Hall.

Queen Elizabeth I stayed for several nights at the hall in 1561, it has a couple of priest holes, it’s been used in a couple of television series such as Lovejoy and Bleak House and of course it’s haunted!

It’s said that there’s a couple of famous ghosts which haunt Ingatestone Hall.

The first being Sir William Petre.

The ghostly apparition of Sir William Petre has been witnessed by frightened caretakers walking around Ingatestone Hall.

The second ghost that’s believed to haunt Ingatestone Hall is the sister of Lady Jane Grey, Lady Katherine Grey!

She spent two years under the custody of Sir William Petre at Ingatestone Hall for marrying the Earl of Hertford without seeking the consent of Queen Elizabeth…

The Queen wasn’t too pleased with her!

Lady Katherine Grey’s apparition is reported to walk the grounds of Ingatestone Hall.

 
Bibliography
Carmel King (2009) Haunted Essex. The History Press
Jason Day (2011) Paranormal Essex. The History Press

 


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