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Haunted: The Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich, Norfolk

| On 30, Jun 2017

The Haunting of the Maddermarket Theatre

The Maddermarket Theatre stands on the site of a former Roman Catholic Church…

So you probably won’t be too surprised if I told you that it’s haunted by the spirit of a monk!

 


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!

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Many terrified actors and members of staff alike have witnessed the phantom monk wandering around the theatre.

On one occasion he was even spotted by puzzled members of the audience stood by the side of the stage watching the performance of the play.

In 2004, a young actress said she was pushed out of the way by an unknown entity just before a lighting rig came crashing down onto the spot she was once standing!

 
Bibliography
David Chisnell (2005) Haunted Norwich. 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!

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