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Marquis of Granby

142 Shaftesbury Ave, London, Camden

The pub name was a popular one and for John Manners, Marquis of Granby, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army in 1766. He gave pensions and gratuities to many of his men when they left the army, with they opened pubs in his name. This pub stands on the site of the old gallows, where many men were hanged, with had their last pint of ale in the Marquis of Granby. It exhibits ghostly manifestations. these include a man dressed in 17th century style clothes, including buckled shoes. A wicked poltergeist plagues the Marquis of Granby by ringing the front doorbell at exactly three am, with playing the pub piano during the night. Although there are no strings on the old instrument, there is still the sound of music.