Speke, Knowsley, England

Speke Hall

Speke Hall

Speke Hall is a rare Tudor timber-framed manor house situated on the banks of the River Mersey. Built by the devout Catholic Norris family around 1530, this beautiful building has over 400 years of history to learn about, a secret priest hole, restored gardens and woodland. It is under the care of the National Trust and is open to the public.


It is reputedly haunted and apparitions include that of Lady Mary Norris who has been as a White Lady in the Tapestry Room.


Other effects include the sounds of footsteps and voices in empty rooms.


Pictured left is Speke Hall courtesy of Rodhullandemu.

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For further information, please read Ghosts: Mysterious Tales from the National Trust by Sian Evans.


Visitor Information

Speke is an area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England, close to the boundaries of the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley.

It is 7.7 miles south east of the city centre and to the west of the town of Widnes.

Pictured left is Speke Hall courtesy of Sweetie candykim. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.