Wednesday, 29 February 2012
MORE GHOST STORIES
I plan to return very soon for lunch, in the hope of sensing her ghostly presence. Of course I'll tell you whether these efforts meet with success. (I have high hopes that they will!)
Before the great fire that occurred in Totnes on 4 September 1990, a building that dated from the fourteenth century had regular visits from an apparition in Elizabethan costume.
A Mrs Audrey Bulley, who lived at 1 Ramparts Walk with her husband Harry, saw a man wearing voluminous pants slit with white over black velvet, a green velvet coat buttoned to the waist, long stockings, shoes with silver buckles - plus a velvet cap boasting the longest feather she had ever seen.
She stated that when the man saw her frightened face and heard her gasps he gave her a broad and wicked grin! When Mrs Bulley next saw him, about three weeks later, he was blocking her bedroom doorway. She exclaimed "Oh, you again!" and walked right through him ...