Sulgrave Manor Oxfordshire Ghost Hunt
Uncover the mysteries of Sulgrave Manor, a Tudor haunted house near Banbury, and delve into its fascinating past.
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Sulgrave Manor is a perfect location for a ghost hunt. This site has a long history before the Manor. This was a former priory. This location is stunning and elegant by the daylight hours. However, as the night falls, this Manor has a rather daunting and eerie feel, so much so it will send shivers down your spine. The light tiptoe sound of footsteps has been heard coming from within the main hall, an area that was once the main greeting area for all Visitors. This Stunning Tudor building has many secrets to tell; during the dissolution of the monasteries, this was then handed over to the crown. In 1539, this manor was purchased from King VIII by Lawrence Washington. Lawrence Washington is the fifth great-grandfather of the first president of the United States. The Washington family then lived in this Manor for the next 120 years!
This location is an absolute must for anyone wanting to experience an intense ghost hunt; sudden drastic temperature changes are a common occurrence here, along with the uneasy feeling of being watched. Are you ready to start your ghost hunt at Sulgrave Manor? Join us to investigate the cellars, Attics, Main Hall, and Bedrooms after dark!
History of Sulgrave Manor
A beautiful Tudor and Georgian house set in a stunning country garden, Sulgrave is a remote, secluded village.
The manor started its long history as a priory. During the dissolution of the monasteries, it was surrendered to the Crown. Lawrence Washington, a former Mayor of Northamptonshire, purchased the property from King Henry VIII in 1539. Lawrence was the 5th times Great Grandfather of the first President of the USA, George Washington.
1539 Lawrence was Eager to demonstrate his burgeoning wealth. His house provides a personal statement of rank and nobility. Sulgrave Manor, though relatively modest in size, is one of the largest houses in the village; it has brick chimneys – à la mode at the time it was built – and above the south-facing entrance porch sits numerous symbols of prosperity. A triangular symbol representing sheep and wool (from which Lawrence made his wealth) is mingled with the family coat of arms, indicating his nobility, together with the Queen’s (Elizabeth I) coat of arms. “Not everyone could display such a regal symbol. Indeed, permission had to be granted,” explains Cymon Snow, General Manager of Sulgrave Manor today, “and a couple of theories abound, most notably that the then Princess may have stayed at Sulgrave. Rumour suggests that she was helped to escape having been imprisoned at nearby Woodstock Palace in 1554 (destroyed later during the English Civil War) and was hidden in an attic space at Sulgrave Manor”.
Indeed, Washington’s staunch support for the royalists ultimately led to their undoing in England. Sulgrave Manor remained in the Washington family for three generations. But, as royalists with notable connections, they supported the wrong side during the English Civil War. Lawrence’s great-grandson, the Reverend Lawrence Washington, born at Sulgrave Manor in 1602, became destitute with no prospects for himself or his young family. Sulgrave Manor was sold to an uncle by marriage. John Washington, the eldest son of the Reverend Lawrence, became a merchant seaman and set sail for America to trade with the Virginian colony.
Investigating with the Paranormal Eye UK Team throughout the evening
Exclusive access after dark
Spiritual Medium during the investigation
Working in Small Groups, Using an array of different equipment and techniques
Complimentary Tea, Coffee,
Complimentary light snacks
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Sulgrave Manor, located near Banbury, is a captivating Tudor house that has gained a reputation for its paranormal activities. This haunted house has become a popular destination for those seeking thrilling experiences such as ghost hunts, ghost investigations, and ghost events. With its rich history and eerie atmosphere, Sulgrave Manor offers a unique opportunity for ghost hunting enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the world of the supernatural.
For those in the UK or searching for ghost hunts near their location, Sulgrave Manor is a top choice. The overnight ghost hunts organized here provide an unforgettable experience, allowing participants to explore the haunted house during the night. These ghost hunting adventures offer a chance to witness paranormal phenomena and engage in investigations alongside experienced professionals. Whether you are a skeptic or a believer, the haunted adventure at Sulgrave Manor promises to leave you with lasting memories.
Haunted weekends at Sulgrave Manor are highly sought after by those intrigued by the supernatural. These events offer a comprehensive exploration of the haunted building, providing opportunities for ghost sightings and paranormal investigations. With ghost hunting tours and paranormal nights, participants can delve into the mysteries of the manor and uncover its haunted secrets. If you are fascinated by ghosts and the unexplained, Sulgrave Manor is the perfect destination to embark on a thrilling journey into the realm of the supernatural.