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Haunted: The Old House, Rochford, Essex

Haunted: The Old House, Rochford, Essex

| On 16, Jun 2017

 


The Hauntings of the Old House

Along Rochford’s South Street there’s a Grade I listed building belonging to Rochford District Council called the Old House.

The timber framed Main Hall part of the Old House dates back to the 13th century!

The locals say that this house is haunted, very haunted…

In fact, it’s rumoured that there may be up to six ghosts in Rochford’s Old House.

A paranormal investigation which was covered by the local rag claimed that the spirits in the Old House are a Puritan woman, an Edwardian child, a maid, a medieval man and a little Victorian girl!

The Chief Executive office seems to have a residential ghost all of its own…

The spirit is said to be that of an elderly man who likes to sit in one of the chairs.

He’s been witnessed in the office by terrified cleaning staff and the Chief Executive himself!

 
Bibliography
Carmel King (2009) Haunted Essex. The History Press
Jason Day (2011) Paranormal Essex. The History Press

 


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