Hastings Castle

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The ghost of a nun or cloaked woman has been seen on the West Hill and even photographed. Another woman carrying a child has also been seen; she is said to be a woman deserted by her lover so she opted to end her life as well as her child’s. A woman in white and the ghost of Thomas Beckett have also been reported.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

Castle Hill Rd
Hastings TN34 3QZ
United Kingdom

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50.85603272802431, 0.5848731994410628
East Sussex
Nearest Towns:
Hastings, UK (0.8 mi.)
Saint Leonards, UK (0.9 mi.)
Ore, UK (1.6 mi.)
Hollington, UK (1.6 mi.)
Guestling, UK (2.8 mi.)
Fairlight, UK (2.8 mi.)
Westfield, UK (3.1 mi.)
Crowhurst, UK (3.8 mi.)
Pett, UK (4.0 mi.)
Brede, UK (4.2 mi.)


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