Charlton house has stood for over 400 years, built between 1607 -1612 for Sir Adam newton, who was a tutor to Henry, prince of Wales- The eldest son of James l. One of London’s surviving great Jacobean mansion set in charlton park, red brick with white stone dressings and classic Jacobean styles make it stand out for miles, a very majestic and grand looking building.... with sinister secrets.
Each of the long rooms have a unique fireplace coupled with beautiful strap work ceilings and original features. It is within one of these fireplaces the remains of a baby where found and a mystery was founded. Witnesses over many years, have claimed seeing a white figure of a woman carrying a baby, is this the mother of the child who’s remains where found? The grounds have undergone a number of changes over the last four centuries but remain evocative of times gone by. Charlton house played a vital role during the First World War . As a divisional headquarters of the Red Cross for Greenwich and Woolwich. It later served as a wartime hospital,then a museum and library and is now a community centre. This beautiful mansion has seen its fair share of occupants over the centuries, there have been reports of poltergeist activity of objects being moved and a grey lady carrying a swaddled baby. The cause of the disturbance is thought to be sir William Langhorne one of the occupants who lived in charlton house from 1680 he died in 1715 an east India merchant still never having aired an heir. His desperation for a child of his own keeps his spirit forever on the prowl for a fertile bride and mother....
A full all inclusive weekend away at the beautiful Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, home to one our most beloved venues, Oak raven.This weekend will be more focused on the witchcraft element, but we will have our ghost hunting equipment with us as well for those who want to investigate.**MORE DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED **
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