Haunted: The Tontine Hotel, Ironbridge, Shropshire
Stewart | On 12, Jun 2017
The Tontine Hotel, Ironbridge
Tontine Hill, Ironbridge, Telford TF8 7AL
In the Square of the beautiful market town of Ironbridge is the impressive Tontine Hotel.
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 historical hotel dates back to 1784 and stands directly opposite the famous Iron Bridge.
The hotel has a reputation for being haunted…
Members of staff and guests alike have reported objects being moved on their own accord, unexplained eerie noises in the bar area, weird light anomalies, the sound of phantom children playing and the cellar lights being turned on and off on their own accord!
Room 5 at the hotel is infamous for being haunted by a ghost nicknamed Fred…
‘Fred’ or Frank Griffin lived at the hotel in the 1950s.
He was hung in Shrewsbury for the murder of his landlady in a house in Ketley!
Fred isn’t the only ghost said to haunt the hotel.
An apparition of a young girl has been seen by terrified witnesses wandering throughout the hotel.
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!