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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th August 1970 Peter Sellers married Miranda Quarrygo to related location

24th August 1967 The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

24th August 1961 Born today: Mark Bedders Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)

24th August 1961 Mad Men actor Jared Harris was born in London.

24th August 1957 Comedian Stephen Fry born in Hampstead, London.go to related location

24th August 1954 William Heatherton's Reluctant Debutante, premieres in London

24th August 1940 Luftwaffe bombs London

24th August 1591 Bachelor Poet Robert Herrick was born in Cheapside, London.

The Grenadier and it's Ghosts



The Grenadier and it's Ghosts

The ghost of a young guards officer who was killed in a scuffle.

Location: 18 Wilton Row, Chelsea, SW1X 7NR

Description: One of the most famous haunted pubs in the world. The main attraction is the ghost of a young guards officer who was killed in a scuffle (or by flogging - there are two tales) following the discovery that he was cheating at cards.

He tends to turn up in September (round about the anniversary of his death) whereupon there's plenty of poltergeist activity.

The Inn was originally the Duke of Wellington's officers mess, and directly outside in the old Barrack Yard is the remaining stone of the Duke's mounting block, whilst an archway nearby forms part of his stables.

Tagged in this Tour: The Great London Ghost Tour

Themes: PubPub Theme  GhostGhost Theme  HistoricalHistorical Theme
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The Grenadier and it's Ghosts

The ghost of a young guards officer who was killed in a scuffle.


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