Tatton Old Hall was built as a manor house be either the Stanley family or perhaps by Sir Richard Breeton. In either case; come 1585 a two-story wing had been added to the original house by Sir Thomas Ederton who was Lord Chancellor of England.
The lingering atmosphere of Tudor times is so strong that historic reenactments make use of the building.
The ghosts of Tatton Old Hall
Does Tatton Old Hall have a history of murder, suicide and death? There are certainly many reports of ghosts, spirits and hauntings.
Mick Ricketts, Steward of the Old Hall, has gone on record to say he often feels he is not alone while he is tending to the building.
The building is said to be haunted by a number of female spirits. However, the most powerful entity in the old hall is believed by man to be a gamekeeper called Tom. Tom, once a poacher, is often described as “nasty”, “mean” and drunk. He is said to torment female visitors to the hall.
One of the most common reports is of a ghostly woman – known as The matriarch – who wanders Tatton – followed by the spirit of a young girl.
In the spinning room visitors have recalled the sound of crying or a woman sobbing.
Visiting Tatton Old Hall
There are numerous ghost tours that make use of Tatton Hall.
You can visit Tatton Park, home of Tatton Old Hall, by buying tickets from The National Trust.
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