The Swan Hotel, Bridgnorth

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The Swan Hotel, Shropshire

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52 High Street, Bridgnorth, Shropshire

  • The name of this hotel has been in use since the 14th century, either as a direct allusion to the majestic bird or the coats of arms of Henry 8th and Edward 3rd. It is a fabulous building from the 16th century, with external black timbering on white, with is now Second-grade listed. It is on four floors, with fascinating windows, with the structure appears to have dipped slightly to one side over its long life. There are at least two ghosts in residence, with legend that there are several others. The more frequent to manifest is typically before lunchtime in the bar. When he , witnesses see, by staff and residents, his ghost appears as though from the street, although that door has been locked at the time. He described as being in a 1920s style of dress. He is wearing a white suit, white shoes, with a type of white sunhat. He , witnesses see, to peer around, with then disappear. A young female ghost appears regularly outside the Swan, apparently from behind the main door, with from descriptions is from the Victorian period. She has suddenly manifested. This manifestation included many people, including police officers. She was dressed in a long black dress and old-fashioned lace up boots. She then slowly glides down the road and vanishes.


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