Crown and Thistle
Main Street, Northiam, Rye, East Sussex
The pub name refers to the union between Scotland and England under James 1 of England in 1603, , locals knew, as the Union of the Crowns. The thistle has been the emblem of Scotland since the 8th century. This is a 14th century pub with a resident ghost. When she appears, she , witnesses describe, as being about forty years old, wearing a long brown dress, with bonnet style hat. This ghost makes her appearance, with walks slowly around before vanishing through a wall. A more elegant apparition is that of a man who is wearing a doublet, hose and a feather in his hat.