King's Lynn

 
 


Man in Three Cornered Hat

Location: King's Lynn - 9 King Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1970s onwards
Further Comments: This eighteenth century gentleman has been observed by several different witnesses in the building. In its latter days as a museum, one visitor spotted the ghostly gentleman walking around with his hands behind his back.


 
 


Woman in Black

Location: King's Lynn - Bank House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century?
Further Comments: While several staff have reported feeling as if someone is watching them, only one person has reported seeing the phantom woman wearing a long black dress.


 
 


Satan's Hoof Print

Location: King's Lynn - Devil's Alley
Type: Legend - Old Nick
Date / Time: Still present?
Further Comments: A single footprint belonging to Old Nick is said to be visible down this aging alleyway.


 
 


The Red Lady

Location: King's Lynn - Duke's Head, Tuesday Market Place
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This figure in red has been seen walking the corridors and climbing staircases. She is said to be the shade of a woman who killed herself over her two lovers. Room 18 was once haunted after an attempted suicide resulted in a dying man being brought into the suite - his ghostly moaning once drove people away, though now it has faded.


 
 


Party Goers

Location: King's Lynn - Eagle Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century?
Further Comments: Since the Eagle was rebuilt in the late 1950s, the owners have reported the sounds of a party downstairs. It is thought that these sounds belong to a party which was brought to a sudden end when a German bomb hit the original building in June 1942.


 
 


Woman with Child

Location: King's Lynn - Mildenhall Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The attic of the hotel is reputedly haunted by a woman who died shortly after giving birth to a bastard child.


 
 


Monk

Location: King's Lynn - Public Library
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This figure is reported to haunt the basement of the building, once a monastery. At one time, staff were apparently too scared to enter the area by themselves.


 
 


The Bride

Location: King's Lynn - Purfleet Quay
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This woman killed herself the day after being wed - her ghost loiters around the Purfleet area before screaming and throwing itself into the quay waters. Other screams, belonging to fighting soldiers, can also be heard in the area, during which the water runs red with blood.


 
 


Mrs Buckley

Location: King's Lynn - The Exorcist's House
Type: Post-Mortem Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: The ghost of a former occupant of this old house was seen briefly by the two daughters of the man who had just purchased the property.


 
 


The Chill

Location: King's Lynn - The Globe Hotel, Tuesday Market Place
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Rather than a building design flaw, this 'chill' has been blamed on the spirit of a man once murdered in the stables, a site now incorporated inside the building.


 
 


Small Lady

Location: King's Lynn - The Tudor Rose Hotel, 11 Nicholas Street
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Shortly after a wedding, the bride was stabbed to death by her new husband in the hotel. Since then, a short woman in a long white dress has been spotted and phantom footsteps heard.


 
 


Mover

Location: King's Lynn - Thoresby College
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: At least one cleaner has reported that small items vanish, only to reappear in different places around the building.


 
 


King's Lynn's Heart

Location: King's Lynn - Tuesday Market Place, house No's 15/16
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Legend unknown, but heart still visible
Further Comments: Several legends explain why this heart is here, though all revolve around the same theme; the market square was once a place of execution, and the heart exploded out of one of the unfortunate female victim's chest, embedding into the wall. Number 15 is also home to a poltergeist who throws things to the floor.


 
 


Lost Monk

Location: King's Lynn - White Hart public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The phantom which haunts this pub is thought by most to be a monk from the church across the road - the church and public house were once connected by a now bricked up tunnel.


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