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The story of Appuldurcombe House.
The best way to visit
Appuldurcombe House is by taking a ferry from Southampton, Portsmouth, or from
Lymington to the Isle of Wight. Once you arrive, you will need to travel to the
picturesque valley in the South on the Isle of Wight. Here you will find the
infamous Appuldurcombe House only 2miles from the coast at Ventnor or Shanklin.
The entire island is full of historic violence and
is known for its ghostly apparitions and eerie tales. Once such location is the
The Appuldurcombe House is an awesome mansion with
365 windows and 52 rooms. It is at this time being restored to the grandeur it
once knew. The Appuldurcombe House dates back to the 18th century, however,
there has been a house standing on this property since 1200. In the beginning,
this house was created as a religious house.
A bit of history about the Appuldurcombe House:
During the 16th century, Henry
VIII frequently visited and it was one of his favorite places to practice his
Two sons of Richard Worsley were
killed in an explosion in 1587.
Dorothy Fleming, wife of Sir
Richard Worsley caused problems in 1781, but having an affair out in the open
for all to see. After this, see disclosed have had 27 lovers throughout her
marriage to Sir Richard Worsley.
Dr. Poundís Academy for Young Gentleman was started here in 1867.
The house became empty in 1909 and
remained this way except for the occasional troops from both world wars. German
bombs almost completely destroyed Appuldurcombe House in 1943.
Today, it is home used as a
tourist destination, with cottages rented to those that love the beauty that the
Isle of Wight has to offer if they stay with the ghosts.
Ghosts that have been in and
around Appuldurcombe House include a beautiful woman in the Stable Cottage, a
carriage mysteriously appears close to the entrance of the grounds, strolling
close by the Freemantle Gate you can overhear a boys laughter, and along the
main staircase a candle has been seen in the light flickering and moving as if
unseen hands were on the staircase.
Other visitors have heard strange and eerie noises
in the Stable Cottage, cold spots and drastic temperature changes in the Great
Hall, shadows of dancers have been seen on the walls of the cellars, and the
visitorís book is often leafed through by unseen hands.
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