Three Jolly Sailors, Burniston

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Three Jolly Sailors, Scarborough

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2 High St, Burniston, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

  • The pub name is a popular one, especially in ports or near the seaside. Many named this were by Royal Navy sailors and merchant seamen, who opened licensed premises in the 19th century. It is now a fine stone built Second-grade protected building. The first record of a pub at Burniston was in 1782, when there were three alehouse keepers. The Three Jolly Sailors was almost certainly one of these. It exhibits ghostly manifestations. these include at least two ghosts, according to a psychic investigation team. One is a travelling preacher from the 19th century, who manifests wearing a black suit and a slim tie. The other is an aged sailor with a beard. During the psychic investigation, the Abbey Ghost Hunters said they heard a disembodied voice and a series of knockings.


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