Haunted Inn in Winchester

DSC_0024-Small02JPegThe Eclipse inn in Winchester built around 1540 is haunted by the ghost Lady Alicia Lisle. In the 1680s The Eclipse had connection with Monmouth rebellion. In 1685 Lady Alicia Lisle was held at the Eclipse Inn for her execution after being sentenced to death for harbouring rebels by the notorious hanging judge Jeffries. Lady Alicia Lisle was held in a small room upstairs where she spent the last days of her life. Outside a scaffold was erected and on the 5th September 1685 Lady Alicia Lisle was beheaded. Over the years upstairs in the passage outside the room where Lady Alicia was held The ghost of Lady Alicia has been sighted.