Winchelsea, East Sussex, England

St. Thomas the Martyr Church

The Churchyard

According to Coxe, the Churchyard is reputedly haunted by the ghost of a black male "wearing a red uniform", and the two notorious Weston brothers, who were highwaymen hanged at the Tyburn in 1782.


For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe.


Visitor Information

Winchelsea is a small town in East Sussex, England.

It is located between the High Weald and the Romney Marsh, approximately 2 miles southwest of Rye and 7 miles northeast of Hastings.

Pictured left is St. Thomas the Martyr Church courtesy of Paul Russon. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.