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Haunted: The Kings Arms, Swaffham, Norfolk

| On 01, Jul 2017

 


The Hauntings at the Kings Arms

One of the oldest buildings in Swaffham with a few ghostly tales to tell is the Kings Arms pub.

This old coaching inn dates back to 1608.

It was once used as a brothel where all sorts of horrendous crimes took place including murder.

It’s now said that the pub is haunted by the ghosts of former working girls and a nasty male spirit!

Phantom footsteps running along the pub’s hallways and doors slamming on their own accord are often heard by terrified witnesses within the building.

Ghostly indentations on the beds, as though an invisible person is sitting there, have been seen on many occasions in the guest’s bedrooms.

Members of staff and guests alike have been scared witless after seeing the ghostly apparition of a man sat next to the fireplace watching them.

Some say he’s the ghost of a former owner of the pub!

Spooked members of staff are often reporting that something unknown has pushed or prodded them as they go about their daily work.

And terrified witnesses have seen a ghostly apparition of a lady standing in the ballroom.

Some say she’s the ghost of a lady who sadly committed suicide by hanging herself!

 
Bibliography
Frank Meeres (2010) Paranormal Norfolk. Amberley

 


THE RED LION HOTEL: One of the Most Haunted Places in Essex!

The Red Lion Hotel is said to be haunted by three ghosts.

The ghost of a small boy, a monk and a lady called Alice Catherine Millar.

Alice was believed to have been a chambermaid who worked at the Red Lion who was brutally murdered by her lover in the hotel.

Her ghostly apparition has been seen in the hotel’s kitchen and in Rooms 5, 6 and 10.

Another ghostly apparition seen at the Red Lion is that of a hooded monk

He’s often witnessed in the early hours of the morning walking along the hotel’s corridors

The final ghost believed to haunt this historic hotel is that of a small boy

He's seen by children in the Parliament Restaurant which was once the old Banqueting Hall.

Click Here to Stay at the Red Lion