The Golden Lion was a 19th-century coaching inn and is now a hotel. The hotel is referred to as a "leading hotel" in St Ives in the 1893 travel book 'The Official Guide to the Great Eastern Railway'.
According to Coxe, the hotel is haunted by a Green Lady that frequents Room 14. There have been suggestions that she was the mistress of Oliver Cromwell, but whether this has any historical evidence it is not provided.
Poltergeist-like activity was reported here during the 1970's, but very often this is interwined with haunting phenomenon.
Pictured left is the Golden Lion courtesy of N. Chadwick.
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For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe and The Haunted Pub Guide by Guy Lyon Playfair.