Copyright C Walker © 2007-
Location of the haunted place: nr Kendal, Cumbria
Origin of the haunting: 16th/17th Century
Background of the haunted place: The present house was built in 1580 on the the site of a 12th Century Pele Tower . The house is a splendid example of Elizabethan architecture. The gardens are more modern, they were laid in the 18th Century. This is the Grey Lady's story.
I showed them. Those stuck-
With my dying breath I cursed them. No son would inherit until the year the River Kent didn't flow and a white fawn was born in the park. They had a herd of Norwegian black fallow deer; white offspring were rare. It worked. No son inherited until 1896 when the river froze and a white fawn was born.
They should have had more respect for a starving woman. I still wander around the grounds and outside in the road. If you see me; let me in.