Haunted: Purfleet Quay, King’s Lynn, Norfolk
Stewart | On 30, Jun 2017
The Haunting of Purfleet Quay
The picturesque Purfleet Quay is said to be haunted by some rather vocal ghosts.
The first wailing banshee is of a bride who killed herself shortly after being wed.
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!
Her screaming ghostly apparition has been witnessed throwing herself into the quay waters!
Other ghostly screams heard in the area are believed to be from phantom soldiers who are busy butchering each other during which the quay waters are said to turn red with blood.
The Edwardian public library which was built and funded by the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie is said to have a religious ghost.
You see, it was built on the site of the old Greyfriar’s monastery.
And, the cellar of the building is said to be haunted by the apparition of a ghostly monk.
In the past, female librarians have been so terrified of the phantom monk that they refused to go to the cellar on their own!
Frank Meeres (2010) Paranormal Norfolk. Amberley
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!