The Smugglers Inn
High Street, Pevensey, East Sussex
This is one of the most important historic sites in England, for it was here that William the Conqueror landed with 700 boats in 1066. Andrew Borde, a monk, scholar and physician to Henry 8th lived in the town. He is best , locals knew, for his work, Merry Tales of the Mad Men of Gotham. The pub exhibits ghostly manifestations. these include a somewhat benevolent spirit. Licensees have often believed they have locked up for the night when there is a loud knock on the door. When they check, they realise they have not bolted it. Inside the entrance is a praying desk with no indication it is for penitent imbibers.