Haunted: Ingatestone Hall, Ingatestone, Essex
Stewart | On 17, Jun 2017
AMBERLY CASTLE: A Haunted Castle You Can Actually Stay the Night In!
The Grade I listed 12th century Amberley Castle Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Amberley.
Today, the castle has been transferred into an amazing luxury hotel.
It's 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!
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.
Carmel King (2009) Haunted Essex. The History Press
Jason Day (2011) Paranormal Essex. The History Press