The Bell Inn, Hythe

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The Bell Inn, Shepway

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1 Seabrook Road, Hythe, Kent

  • Parts of the inn have history from the 15th century. A Grey Lady haunts the cellars. She , witnesses report, to have been a former proprietor who died giving birth to a child at the Bell Inn. When the huge inglenook fireplace here was opened up for renovation some years ago, the builders unearthed old beer mugs, clay pipes and a bunch of keys. They also found the bodies of two Revenue Officers who had been murdered and bricked up. It , witnesses report, at the time that their uniforms, boots and belts were still in good condition. Various local customers maintain they have seen the ghosts of those two men sitting adjacent to the inglenook fireplace.

 

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