Haunted: Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk
Stewart | On 25, Jun 2017
The Hauntings of Kentwell Hall
Just north of Long Melford is the splendid 16th century stately home called Kentwell Hall.
Kentwell Hall is said to be haunted by many ghosts…
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!
Terrified witnesses have reported seeing the ghostly apparition of Countess Rivers wandering around the grounds of the hall in the dead of night.
The daughter of the house reported seeing on many occasions a ghostly figure sitting at the end of her bed in the middle of the night.
Other spooks at the hall include a young girl in the walled garden who calls out for Aimee, white monks, a young kitchen girl who’s seen peering out of a window, a ghostly woman who throws herself from an upper window and a phantom coach and horses!
Pete Jennings (2010) Haunted Suffolk. The History Press
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!