Tatton Old Hall in Knutsford, Cheshire is a 15th Century Manor House with a reputation for extreme paranormal activity during ghost hunts. Also including investigation of the Cruck Barn, an overnight ghost hunt at Tatton Old Hall is a must for any ghost hunt enthusiast and will give you a sense of what a haunted house really feels like. Ghost hunts do not come more frightening than here and you will need your wits about you as you enter this unassuming, but most haunted house as we go on a journey through the night to investigate its many hauntings.
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Tatton Old Hall in Knutsford, Manchester is a haunted house with a reputation for extreme paranormal activity. Ghost hunts at this 15th Century Tudor House and Cruck Barn have often been extremely intense, leaving some to afraid to continue. A sinister presence has been felt in the barn and ghost hunters have reported apparitions and other ghostly activity in the Hall itself.
Your overnight ghost hunt at Tatton Old Hall will give you the chance to experience Haunted Manchester in a truly terrifying setting. Standing alone in a quiet wooded area of the park, Tatton Old Hall has a special atmosphere created by time, place and people. There have long been reports of ghostly figures, frightening encounters and even Poltergeist activity at this 15th Century Hall and Haunted Happenings have exclusive access for the night.
Investigated by many paranormal groups this 15th Century Manor House has become a favourite for ghost hunters due to the amount of ghostly activity that has been experienced here. Heavy footsteps and sinister shuffling sounds, accompanied by a menacing, shadowy presence are just part of the activity associated with Tatton Old Hall. Significant EMF readings and temperature changes have been recorded and some people have been so frightened that they have been unable to return to the building. Your ghost hunt at Tatton Old Hall will not only take in the Hall itself, but also the 17th Century Cruck Barn which stands nearby.
Built as a manor house at the turn of the 15th century, the single storey great hall paints a hauntingly real image of early Tudor life. It is not clear who originally built the Great Hall, though some say it was the powerful Stanley family, who also altered the course of history by bringing Henry Tudor to the throne of England. By 1598 a two-storey wing had been added and the Hall had become the centre of a large working estate, eventually becoming cottages for the estate workers.
The hall stands on a site near the village of Tatton, which has since disappeared. It was built as a manor house around the start of the 15th century by either the Stanley family or Sir Richard Brereton. By 1585 a two-storey wing had been added at a right angle to the original house by Sir Thomas Egerton, Lord Chancellor of England. In the 1770s a new hall was built on the site of the present Tatton Hall and the old hall was used as a farmhouse and then a century later converted into three estate cottages. It remained in the possession of the Egerton family until 1958 when it was given to the National Trust.
In the grounds of the hall is a cruck barn dating from the beginning of the 17th century which was originally in a farm at Frodsham, Cheshire. Whilst in a dilapidated state, it was removed from its original site in 1976 and rebuilt and restored at Tatton. The barn is 70 feet (21 m) long and contains four crucks on sandstone plinths. The long walls of the barn are timber-framed with brick infill on a stone base and the short sides are in plain brick. The roof is thatched in Norfolk reed with sedge on the ridge. On the southeast front are two double doors and one single door; on the northwest front is one single door. Internally, cambered ties have been inserted between the crucks. The barn is listed at Grade II