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At night, the sound of James II exile can be heard. Guests will hear the sounds of horses on cobblestone followed by people exiting or entering a stagecoach, the door of the coach slamming, and then the carriage will take off, followed by three bell chimes. Other spirits reported here are William III’s wife, Mary, and that of a man with an ‘evil-looking face’.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Royal Castle Hotel
11 The Quay, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6

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50.35157716409133, -3.5785083153442656
Nearest Towns:
Dartmouth, UK (0.2 mi.)
Kingswear, UK (0.5 mi.)
Sandquay, UK (1.1 mi.)
Galmpton, UK (2.3 mi.)
Galmpton-on-the-dart, UK (2.3 mi.)
Ditsham, UK (2.4 mi.)
Dittisham, UK (2.4 mi.)
Stoke Fleming, UK (2.6 mi.)
Street, UK (3.4 mi.)
Strete, UK (3.4 mi.)


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