The Fleece at Cirencester- a Thwaites Inn of Character
Market Place, Cirencester
This is a three centuries old Second-grade building. There are inside contemporaneous beams and log fires, with it someone named after the important wool trade of England. The prosperity of the country depended on this trade for many centuries. The facade is of ancient black timbering with white paintwork, with is most exquisite. Inside, are stone-faced walls and four-poster beds; Charles 1st stayed here, whilst evading Parliamentarian troops. A regal figure has been witnessed as a ghost at the Fleece on many occasions. He has a small beard, a regal bearing. People said, it to be that king. On occasion, folks have seen a man dressed in dark clothing on an upper floor, who promptly disappears into a wall when challenged. During paranormal investigations, there have been sights of bright orbs. The earliest reference to the town was by Ptolemy in AD 150, a Greek-Roman citizen of Egypt.