Hampshire - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Faceless Man

Location: Chilbolton - Wooded area near playground
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: June 2011
Further Comments: A six year old ran back to his mother, claiming to have spotted a male grey figure with no face, wearing a hat, walking around a wooded area close by. As they drove away, the child said he could still see the figure from the car window, walking across a nearby field, close to something metal sticking out of the ground.


 
 


More Monks

Location: Crofton - Church of the Holy Rood
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: A phantom monk is said to walk around this area. He may be connected to the sighting at the nearby Manor Hotel - an underground passageway is said to connect the two buildings.


 
 


Monks

Location: Crofton - Crofton Manor Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: One guest awoke during the night to see a monk standing at the foot of his bed - the guest shouted out and the monk vanished. There are other reports of phantom footsteps and knocking on doors, while the area is also the haunt of a phantom woman and an aging sailor.


 
 


Cromwellian Rider

Location: Crondall - All Saints' Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1930s?
Further Comments: Cromwellian troops have been seen near the local church, while another soldier rides a horse along the road; he dismounts and vanishes through the church door.


 
 


Strange Sounds

Location: Crondall - Ewshot House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Nineteenth century
Further Comments: These phantom noises, including banging from behind the bricked walls, were a source of constant annoyance to the occupiers.


 
 


Woman in Grey

Location: Crondall - Private cottage in the Borough
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1977 and 1978
Further Comments: A pleasant atmosphere was said to accompany this entity, a lady in a simple grey dress with white a head covering, which appeared twice to a witness.


 
 


Stealth Sheep

Location: Crondall - Roads in village
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Never appearing, this phantom flock can be heard moving along the roads, the occasional 'baaaa' betraying their position.


 
 


Donkey

Location: Damerham - General area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This phantom white donkey appears at night.


 
 


Coach & Four

Location: East Wellow - Area from Embley Park to St Margaretís Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 31 December (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Moving at breakneck speed, this phantom coach leaves the park just before midnight on the last day of the year.


 
 


Florence Nightingale

Location: East Wellow - St Margaretís Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Florence visited the church many times during her life, and also continues to do so in death. Colonel William Morton has been reported walking towards the churchyard - he was one of several men who signed Charles I's death warrant.


 
 


Alice Lisle

Location: Ellingham - Moyles Court
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: For assisting two fugitives, Alice Lisle was hanged in 1685 - though her defence was that she did what any good Christian would do. The rustling of her silken dress and footfalls could be heard echoing down the corridors for many years after her death. The road outside the hall was also haunted by Alice in a coach, pulled by headless horses.


 
 


Woman in the Corner

Location: Emery Down - New Forest Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s
Further Comments: A phantom woman is said to haunt the corner of the bar, removing the pictures from the walls and drawing the curtains when no one is looking.


 
 


Catherine

Location: Emsworth - Bere Block Dell (copse near the village)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1923
Further Comments: The ghost of Catherine, Countess of Salisbury, was last seen by 'many' people in 1923, although others have named the ghost of that of a man murdered by smugglers.


 
 


Swinging Boys

Location: Emsworth - Racton Ruins
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 22 May 2006, around 23:30h
Further Comments: Two eleven year old boys dressed in 1950s clothing were seen floating in mid-air, as if they were swinging on a low branch of a tree. One sat whilst the other stood close behind, just gently swaying in the wind.


 
 


Footsteps

Location: Fareham - Fort Wallington (now mostly demolished and replaced by an industrial park)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Phantom footsteps could once be heard descending towards the dungeon, while other mild spooky occurrences would upset staff working late at night.


 
 


Young Girl

Location: Fareham - Saltern Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1999
Further Comments: The misty figure of a young girl crossing the road was seen by three occupants of a vehicle which was forced to break hard to avoid her. The figure disappeared into a verge on the side of the road.


 
 


Figure in Large Hat

Location: Farnborough - Farnborough Place
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Mid twentieth century
Further Comments: Night workers at this former R&D building would sometimes hear the sound of footsteps around quieter areas. A former housekeeper reported seeing a figure with a large hat and dressed in brown move silently past her before vanishing.


 
 


White Lady

Location: Fleet - Bagwell Lane
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A ghostly white lady haunts this country lane - she is also said to cross a field and vanish into a pond.


 
 


Old Lady

Location: Fordingbridge - Hourglass Restaurant, formerly fourteenth century farmhouse
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This shade of an old lady warms herself by sitting by one of the original fireplaces.


 
 


Cavalier

Location: Fordingbridge - Tutor Rose Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: As well as a phantom Cavalier, this inn is also said to be the home of a ghostly woman who ascends the staircase. The female apparition may also be responsible for the footsteps heard on the same staircase.


 
 


Jack the Painter

Location: Gosport - Blockhouse Point
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Hanged for setting fire to the ropeworks in Portsmouth, Jack's body remained in a gibbet for many years and the squeaking of the rusted chains can be heard today.


 
 


Whistler

Location: Gosport - Fort Brockhurst
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The phantom whistling and occasional footsteps are thought to belong to a sergeant major that still patrols the grounds of this fortified building.


 
 


Black Hooded Figure

Location: Gosport - Green Lane
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 7 November 1999
Further Comments: A taxi driver had to sharply brake to avoid hitting this faceless entity, which slowly dissolved before his eyes.


 
 


Young Woman

Location: Gosport - Hotel (name withheld)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: August 2010
Further Comments: A guest awoke in the middle of the night to see, standing over her sleeping husband, a young woman with brown hair. The guest covered her eyes out of fear. The following morning the guest mentioned the sighting to staff and was told other people had seen the girl.


 
 


Electrical Dead Zone

Location: Gosport - Percy Road
Type: Other
Date / Time: Summer 2006
Further Comments: Car immobilisers and electric starters on vehicles persistently failed to work for many residents along this street, with no one able to offer any explanation why.


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