Lincolnshire - Paranormal Database Records


Location: Lincoln - Lincoln City Football Club
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2001 - 2004, & November 2009
Further Comments: In 2009 the Shadow Seekers Paranormal Investigation Team reported recording disembodied voices in the football ground, with most activity recorded at 'the dugout'. A former worker had claimed a few years prior to this they had spotted a shadow walk across the pitch and felt a presence in the directors room, which was described as 'playful'.

Young Boy

Location: Lincoln - Coffee shop (exact location withheld)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Circa 2011
Further Comments: It was reported that this coffee shop was haunted by a young boy who had been seen close to the toilets. One member of staff spotted a middle aged man in a grey suit upstairs in the café just as the shop was closing and was empty. When the member of staff went upstairs to speak to the man, he had vanished.

Tall Man

Location: Lincoln - Private residence, Birchwood estate
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1982 - 1984
Further Comments: Two ghosts were reported as haunting this property. A tall, grey haired man would appear in the bedroom, while a blonde haired girl would manifest elsewhere.

Blonde Girl

Location: Lincoln - Home Nightclub
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Circa 2015
Further Comments: It was reported that, while alone, one member of staff spotted a blonde girl sitting on a stool. She vanished as the member of staff looked back in that direction. It is said people would hear their names being called when alone.

Lady in Green Dress

Location: Louth - Thorpe Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The ghost of a Spanish lady that fell in love with the master of the house pitifully drifts around a tree in the gardens. The master of the house was already married, her love went unrequited, and she slowly pined away.

Coach & Horses

Location: Louth - Cadeby Hall and Barton Street
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Prior to death in family
Further Comments: The evening prior to a death in the owner's family a team of four horses would pull a coach up the driveway before fading from view. The nearby Barton Street is also haunted by a phantom horse that throws its rider into a ditch.

Accidents Happen

Location: Louth - Grange Farm
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: The Ghostbusters UK team were called to this farm to investigate phantom footsteps, cold spots and an oppressive atmosphere. This latter factor was said to have caused several accidents on the site. The paranormal team were able to remove the atmosphere and normality returned.

Black Watch Soldier

Location: Louth - Hubbards Hills
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Circa 2005
Further Comments: The top of the hill is said to be home to a Black Watch soldier, dressed in First World War uniform. The man is thought to be a Scot who met and married a local woman who he had met on the hill.

Victorian Cyclist

Location: Louth - Between roundabout at London Road and roundabout at the A157.
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Circa 2004
Further Comments: A couple returning home from holiday reported seeing a man dressed in Victorian clothing cycling in the middle of the road. The figure vanished as they drove towards him.

Leather Shoes

Location: Louth - Town Hall
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: December 2015
Further Comments: The building appeared in the local press after a member of staff reported hearing leather shoes walk across a room and other employees complained about objects which moved themselves around the site. The town hall was once a jail and there is a local myth that says the body of a boiler man was left undiscovered in the basement for two days.

Headless Coachman

Location: Maidenwell - Ostler's Lane
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Early twentieth century
Further Comments: A headless coachman, his missing cranium in a box besides him, drives his coach and four along this lane.

Figure in Greatcoat

Location: Manby - Tedder Hall, and surrounding area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1980s
Further Comments: Formerly RAF Manby, the area is haunted by a Second World War pilot. He is sometimes seen wearing a long coat, and at others wearing his flying gear. The drone of aircraft engines is sometimes heard over the old runways.

One of Three Shucks

Location: Manton - Bridge between Manton & Scotter
Type: Shuck
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: One of three bridges in Lincolnshire that is said to be a haunt of the black shuck.

Victorian Lady

Location: Market Deeping - Fire Station
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 2000s?
Further Comments: A photograph taken of the crew outside the front of the station showed a woman in Victorian dress standing in the doorway. A second photograph taken moments later showed no such figure.

Chicken Killer

Location: Market Rasen - Binbrook Farm
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 1905
Further Comments: An outbreak of poltergeist activity resulted in several chickens being torn apart and fires spontaneously igniting, one causing serious burns to a servant girl.


Location: Marton - Church of St Margaret of Antioch
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Mid twentieth century
Further Comments: A ghostly old man dressed in green, spotted by the vicar on many occasions during his Sunday services, was later identified as a former choirman who had died at the end of the nineteen century.

Headless Woman

Location: Messingham - Area south of Bridge over Bottesford Bridge
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Not much is known about this headless woman. Other than one witness mistook the reflection of the moon in water as the entity.

Catherine Bystock

Location: Metheringham - Perimeter track of the former RAF base
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 9.30 - 10.00 pm (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Killed in a motorcycle accident near the base during World War II, Catherine is said to have returned; she flags down motorists along the road and asks them to help her boyfriend who is injured down the road, only to vanish if assistance is granted.

Black Dog

Location: Moortown - Road leading to Moortown House
Type: Shuck
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This large hound was seen several times on the road, always vanishing at the same place. Other animals also felt the presence of the creature, with one pony refusing to travel down the road - the owner had to go the rest of the journey on foot. The same area was also haunted by a woman in a white apron.

White Lady of Gymes

Location: Morton - Riverside road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A phantom woman is said to emerge from a bottomless pit along this road, close to the Trent, and cross the countryside.

Serving Girl

Location: Nocton - Nocton Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A local news outlet reported that the hall was haunted by a servant who fell pregnant after a fling with the owner's son - he murdered her. Former staff who worked at the site would report waking at night and seeing a sobbing girl at the foot of their beds.


Location: Normanby (Gainsborough) - Small bridge over stream, between village and Newton
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The ghost of a witch was blamed for pushing people off the small bridge that crossed the stream here. Three parsons gave the entity a live stag, which was torn apart by the witch, and while she was distracted, the holy men banished the phantom into an iron pot.

Bridge Ghost

Location: Normanby-by-Spital - Pilfer Bridge
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Nineteenth century?
Further Comments: While it was not clear what made horses frightened while crossing this bridge, it was thought to have something to do with the gibbet that once stood close by.

Future Husband

Location: North Kelsey - The Maiden Well (spring, current operational status not known)
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 24 April (ritual had to be done on St Mark's Eve)
Further Comments: It was possible to see one's future husband by walking backwards up to and around the spring three times before kneeling down and gazing into the water.

Church Dog

Location: Northorpe - Churchyard
Type: Werewolf
Date / Time: Circa early to mid nineteenth century
Further Comments: This churchyard is rumoured to be the haunt of the black shuck, which may have been a shape changing local wizard.

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