Haunted: The Mary Rose Inn, St Mary Cray
Stewart | On 07, Jun 2017
The Haunted Mary Rose Inn
36-50 High Street, Orpington, Bromley BR5 3NJ
You’ll find the Mary Rose Inn along St Mary Cray’s High Street.
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!
The historic listed building dates back to the 16th century.
It’s believed the building was built on the site of a 14th century chapel.
The Mary Rose Inn is said to be haunted by a female ghost.
A medium who once visited the property stated it was haunted by the ghost of a young woman who once lived happily there.
Doors being closed and locked on their own accord and sudden temperature drops a just a couple of the paranormal activities reported to have taken place within the building.
A former owner was spooked one day when he heard the piano in one of the rooms start to play all on its own!
In the mid-1980s when the Mary Rose was a restaurant the owner reported seeing a ghostly apparition of a woman.
It was midnight and she was at the back of the bar when she suddenly saw the ghostly woman appear by the fireplace and then drift across the room and disappear into thin air.
She described the ghostly woman as having long black hair and wearing a long white dress!
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!