Copyright C Walker © 2007-
Location of haunted place: Crawley, West Sussex
Origin of the haunting: 17th Century
Background: The building originates from the 15th Century but started operating as an Inn from 1615. Its location on the main London-
I enjoyed my job. Long after everyone was asleep I strolled about the inn with a pistol and cutlass. Nobody messed with me. A perk of the job was that I could help myself to the leftovers when residents had gone. Food and drink aplenty -
One night one of the residents had put poison in his wine because someone was stealing it. He didn't realise that I would drink it after he had gone. But I did and that was the end of me. They found me in a little cubbyhole the next day.
I enjoyed my job so much that I've carried on doing it. You will feel my presence and sometimes even see me as I carry out my duties. So if you visit this inn be sure to behave.