Knight Templar Ghost Story

If you find yourself in Hannington make sure you take the time to visit the church of St. John the Baptist. When you get there take a look at the right hand side of the chancel arch and there you will find an effigy of a knight templar


The Ghost at The Jolly Tar Public House

According to the landlord, the ghost of a 'scruffy' man has been spotted loitering in a corner at the end of the lounge bar of The Jolly Tar in Hannington. Reportedly middle aged and nearly 6 feet tall he has also been seen in the public bar by the landlady, chef and locals.



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Our Next Monthly Guest Speaker

26 February 2018
The Mistresses of Charles II
by Chris Scott
The stories of some of these women, many of whom obtained wealth and power for their families. Barbara Villiers, the most beautiful woman of her day. Did a marriage between Charles and Lucy Walter really take place?

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Visitors: £3.00.

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