Ghost hunts at The Four Crosses in Cannock are most definitely for those who possess nerves of steel. This creepy old building began life as a 17th Century Coaching Inn which has survived a turbulent and terrifying history. It stands in an area that is infamously known as The Chase, one of the most paranormally active areas of the Country. Some of the more sinister discoveries that have been made here over the years have left owners feeling very anxious, particularly when the ghostly activity they have encountered has been so relentless. The Four Crosses is one of those locations where you dread going into it but feel compelled to do so.
Your Ghost hunt at The Four Crosses will take you on a journey that will leave you in no doubt that this building is very haunted. You will be able to take part in traditional paranormal experiments that include table tipping, glass moving, Ouija Boards and Watch and Wait vigils using the latest ghost hunting gadgets. You will work in small teams and we will ensure that we use as much of the location as possible in order to truly discover who or what is haunting this infamous building. You will also have the opportunity to take our equipment and to ghost hunt on your own to get the most authentic experience possible.
There are many, many ghosts and spirits thought to haunt the Four Crosses. These include the sightings of a sinister male figure, children who are seen not only inside the Four Crosses but outside peeking through the windows. The most recent death at this 17th Century Inn occurred in the 1980s when it is said that a young boy ran out into the road outside the pub and was instantly killed. Another story that is both tragic and mysterious is that of a young baby who died after falling from a table in the upper bar area. This was said to have occurred sometime in the 1800s. There are also many reports of tragic suicides in this building over the years. There is also the mystery of the Coachman's uniform that was found inside the chimney breast. There is no explanation for this although many sightings of a man in a coachman's uniform have been witnessed by many people over the years.
The History of the Four Crosses is as macabre as the area it stands it. With claims of ghosts known as the Black Eyed Children being seen, strange animals and eerie screeching being heard, you will need nerves of steel to enter the Four Crosses.
The Four Crosses was originally built in 1636 from old shipping timbers that are almost 1000 years old. Several secret passages have been discovered over the years and even more are still to be unearthed. Perhaps the most astonishing find has been the Old Coachmans uniform, preserved for over 150 years behind the chimney breast and with a haunting story attached to it. This building is certainly steeped in intrigue, and has many stories of tragedy.