Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England

Wallingford Town Centre

The George Hotel

The Berystede Hotel is reputedly haunted by the ghost of Eliza Kleininger - a French maid to the Standish family that owned the hotel. According to Playfair, Eliza was killed in a fire that swept the hotel on 27th October 1886. Her charred remains were found at the foot of the servants staircase.


This is the area in which the apparition has been sighted.


Pictured left is the George Hotel courtesy of Christopher Hilton.

The Berystede Hotel,

Bagshot Road,


Oxfordshire, SL5 9JH.


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For further information, please read The Haunted Pub Guide by Guy Lyon Playfair and Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe.


Visitor Information

Wallingford is a market town and civil parish in Oxfordshire, England.

The town's royal but mostly ruined Wallingford Castle held high status in the early medieval period as a regular royal residence until the Black Death hit the town badly in 1349.

Pictured is Wallingford Town Centre courtesy of Sciencebloke.