Devon - Paranormal Database Records

 
Monk

Location: Combeinteignhead - Oakford Holiday Flats (no longer operational)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1967
Further Comments: This witness reported waking up to see a grey monk standing at the foot of their bed, gazing out of a window.


 
Rustling Woman

Location: Cornwood - Fardel Hall (also called Fardell Hall), area between hall and nearby bridge
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Dressed in dark clothing, this feminine shade protects a hoard of buried treasure. The silk of the ghost's dress can normally be heard in the wind. One field in the area is said to be impossible to cultivate.


 
Cat or Seal?

Location: Croyde - Downend Point
Type: ABC
Date / Time: January 2009
Further Comments: When the decaying remains of a creature the size of a calf with large canine teeth washed up on the beach, many jumped to the conclusion it was the body of the Beast of Exmoor. Later analysis of the carcass suggested it was actually a seal.


 
US Airman

Location: Cullompton - King's Head public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: This airman was stabbed to death in a fight at the pub, and has reportedly been seen post mortem.


 
Angie

Location: Cullompton - White Hart public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Angie has been heard moving around the building, sometimes accompanied by the sounds of young children playing games.


 
Green Lady

Location: Cullompton - Bell Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The green lady is thought to be the mother of a former landlady, while the phantom gentleman also seen on the site is named as an old landlord.


 
Woman in Wedding Dress

Location: Cullompton - Manor House Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Said to frequent room 6, this bride was jilted at the altar, and still awaits her partner's return.


 
Predictive Voice

Location: Dartmoor - Clasiwell (also known as Crazywell and Classenwell)
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Prior to death in the community
Further Comments: A disembodied voice can be heard at night, naming the next local to die.


 
Pixie

Location: Dartmoor - Shaugh Bridge area
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: 1897
Further Comments: This wee fellow, standing 45 centimetres in height and wearing blue and red clothing, quickly vanished once he realised he had been spotted. The area is also said to be where the Devil and his hellhounds hunt.


 
Little People

Location: Dartmoor - Sheepstor - Pixies Cave
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The cave was shared with the pixies by humans when hiding during the Civil War.


 
Pixies

Location: Dartmoor - New Bridge
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Several of these small creatures are said to loiter around the area.


 
People on Horseback

Location: Dartmoor - Lustleigh Cleave
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1956
Further Comments: Wearing clothing from the middle ages, witnesses observed several horsemen galloping across this Dartmoor area. Another party of witnesses saw what looked like cavemen moving around the stone circle at the Cleave.


 
Childe

Location: Dartmoor - Childe's Tomb
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Early twentieth century
Further Comments: A hunter who froze to death on the moor, Childe's ghost was seen being carried by phantom monks.


 
Highwayman

Location: Dartmoor - Beetor Cross
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: This cloaked figure has been known to stand by the cross, empty eye sockets watching the road ahead.


 
Benjamin Gear

Location: Dartmoor - Cranmere Pool
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A former mayor of Okehampton, the figure is said to haunt the waters of the pool. He also takes the form of a black horse. There are reports of an exorcism attempt which may have failed.


 
Fighting

Location: Dartmoor - Cadover Bridge
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The sound of battle can be heard near the bridge, the screams of the dying and injured, and the clash of sword and shield.


 
Flickering Light

Location: Dartmoor - Coffin Wood
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Once the location where bodies would be transported from horseback into their coffins, the wooded area is now home to a glowing ball which flickers around the trees.


 
Funeral

Location: Dartmoor - Wistman's Wood, one mile north of Two Bridges
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A possession of white clad figures where observed walking through the wood, following the path of what was once a well used funeral route.


 
Funeral Processions

Location: Dartmoor - Lych Way
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Phantom monks and funeral processions have been reported travelling along this ancient pathway, as have the ghosts of tin miners.


 
Galloping

Location: Dartmoor - Throwleigh
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Invisible creatures running along can be heard, and the wind of their passing felt.


 
John Stephens

Location: Dartmoor - Stephens' Grave
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Buried at this remote spot after committing suicide, the shade of Stephens is skeletal and dressed in a decaying grey robe.


 
Luring Voice

Location: Dartmoor - Bradford Pool
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Calling your name gently, this soft voice will not stop until you are underwater, drowning.


 
Military Horseman

Location: Dartmoor - Newhouse Inn (ruins)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This figure wearing a grey greatcoat has been seen riding along near the ruins of this building.


 
Old Crockern

Location: Dartmoor - Crockern Tor
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Riding on the back of a skeletal horse, Crockern insists on moving down this path waving a sword in his dead hand.


 
Sam Hunnaford

Location: Dartmoor - Combestone Tor
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This local farmer hanged himself out of shame after been conned at a fair - his shade has been seen making his last journey on horseback, though instead of hanging itself, the ghost continues on towards his former home.


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