In the year 1646, Samson
Horne, vicar of St.Marys church came to reside at The White Horse. With
the coming of the reformation in 1660, Samson, a supporter of Cromwell
and the commonwealth, opposed the church and was ejected from office
in 1662. He died alone and penniless here in 1669. It was during the
1956 alterations the inglenook fireplace that had been bricked up since
1740, was uncovered. Since that date many a pint glass has fallen on
the shelves only to land upright and unbroken
Is Samson trying to tell
Also during the alterations
in 1956, two complete and perfectly preserved male skeletons were found
under the kitchen floor - at a depth of two feet.
General supposition is
that they were either soldiers who fell in the battle at Chilham during
the Wat Tyler rebellion, or the much older remains of men buried in
the pre-Christain era.
The skeletons now rest
in the churchyard of St.Marys Chilham, where they were given a Christain
burial by the vicar after the coroner's inquest had pronouned them to
be Ancient Bones and not the result of undetected crime!
Taken from information
available at The White Horse.
Kim Slater, Colin Miles,
Dean Thomas, Patrick Noble, Ian Batchelor
set up base in the bar area.
and toys in inglenook fireplace
recorder next to trigger objects
corder recording movement of glass
recorder in bedroom
entrance to bar
entrance to kitchen upstairs
The team walk around the pub and take a series of photographs.
of the team feel apprehensive about the mens toilets.
20.4c No readings on EMF
The whole team sit in the bar by the inglenook fireplace.
team ask for spirit communication. No
The telephone rings and a strange noise
is heard. Paddy dials 1471 to
obtain the number.
sound came from the bar area.
investigate and note that the bank
terminal was downloading
after this noise was heard Kim and Colby hear a noise, describes
coming from the bar.
all the team heard the noise.
cold feeling descends on the team and they all feel a change in
cold and has goose bumps. Some of the team experience light touches
seems to be feeling more than most.
break for coffee.
The team attempt table tipping by the fireplace.
team member calls
team decide to stop the table tipping experiment due to lack of
The phone rings again once Paddy calls 1471 to retrieve the number.
it would seem that the two phone calls noted are the bank line
calling the chip and pin terminal, to download information. A
print out from the terminal verified this showing times of transactions
as 01.56am and 02.55am.
phone rings eight times and the terminal updates again.
feels as if someone is touching his head, a few of the team also
The team move upstairs.
leaving Ian starts voice recorder by fireplace
The whole team enter the main bedroom.
Colby has the feelings of cobwebs on his face. This happened twice.
checked the area and no webs were found.
ask for communication. A few slight taps were heard.
could be the central heating system as the radiators were hot.
goes downstairs to collect a camcorder for lone vigils.
switch off sensor in kitchen upstairs and wait in room.No
team return to bar downstairs.
Paddy goes upstairs to main bedroom for lone vigil.