The Skirrid Inn - History And Hauntings From The Ghost Book
Come and discover the history and hauntings of The Skirrid Inn in Abergavenny, Wales. Read chilling tales of spooky encounters and book yourself on a ghost hunt, if you dare......
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The Skirrid Inn

The Skirrid Inn
LOCATION INFORMATION

LOCATION: Abergavenny, Wales, UK

DATE BUILT: Unknown, but evidence suggests the inn was standing in the 11th Century.  

GRADE LISTED: II

RUINED: No

ORIGINAL PURPOSE: A coaching inn. 

OTHER USES: The inn has also been used as a courtroom and place of execution in its past. 

PREVIOUS BUILDINGS ON SITE: Unknown.  

HISTORY

INTERESTING FACTS: There is a wooden beam inside which still bears the rope marks made when people were hanged. 

CLAIM TO FAME: The Skirrid Inn is believed to be the oldest pub in Wales. 

GRIZZLY HISTORY: It is believed that as many as 180 prisoners were tried and executed at the inn. 

DEATHS: See above. 

HAUNTINGS

RESIDENT GHOSTS: 

• A sheep rustler named John Crowther.

• Father Henry Vaugh – a local clergyman.

• Fanny Price – worked in the inn in the 1700s and died of consumption aged 35.

• A ‘White Lady’.

• Soldiers in the courtyard.

TIMESPAN OF HAUNTINGS: Unknown.

REPORTED PARANORMAL ACTIVITY:

Audible: Cackling laughter heard. Heavy footsteps heard. Disembodied whispered voices. 

Visual: Dark shadows seen.

Intelligent:

Sensory: People report feeling uneasy and even scared when visiting. People feel as though they are being strangled. String smells of perfume experienced. 

Poltergeist: Frequent poltergeist activity. Heavy furniture moving on its own. Slamming doors. 

Technological:

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GHOST HUNTS AVAILABLE: Yes

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FOOD & DRINK SERVED: Yes

ACCOMODATION AVAILABLE: Yes

THE SKIRRID MOUNTAIN INN

Llanvihangel Crucorney,

Abergavenny,

Wales

NP7 8DH

UK 

www.skirridmountaininn.co.uk