Northamptonshire - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Fiddler

Location: Rushton - Rushton Triangular Lodge
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Still heard fiddling beneath the structure, this man was once sent down to investigate a secret passage. The fiddler had only travelled a dozen metres when the tunnel collapsed and trapped him for the rest of eternity.


 
 


Monk

Location: Rushton - Between the 'Mount' burial hill and Barford Bridge
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1980s
Further Comments: A ghostly monk has been seen drifting along carrying an unknown item in the area, sometimes crossing the road and disrupting traffic. Some drivers have reported looking into their rear view mirror and seeing a man's face looking at them from the back seat.


 
 


Hooded Figure

Location: Salcey Forest - General area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This figure, covered so no flesh is visible, is sometimes seen darting between the trees. It could be a lover of Nell Gwynn, who the king had murdered.


 
 


Nellie & Charlie

Location: Salcey Forest - Salcey Lawn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The figures of Nell Gwynn and King Charles II have been seen on the property, though never together.


 
 


Madeline Smith

Location: Scaldwell - Roads around the area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Smith stood trial for the murder of her boyfriend, but was found not guilty. The stress generated by the proceedings proved too much for her, and she died shortly after. Her grey form now haunts the lands.


 
 


Peasant Girl

Location: Silverstone - Whittlebury Forest
Type: Curse
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A knight took his own life after having his love rejected by a peasant girl. Lying in his own blood, the knight cursed her, and she died soon after. The peasant's ghost remains in the forest. Another entity reported to haunt the area is the wild hunt, complete with headless horseman.


 
 


Blue Lady

Location: Slipton - Samuel Pepys Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1970s
Further Comments: This woman in a blue dress was seen by a child in the building, while others reported hearing footsteps and seeing poltergeist like events.


 
 


Mary

Location: Southwick - Stone Chapel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: The Queen of Scots has put in at least one appearance here, praying at the altar.


 
 


Cow Bone

Location: Stanion - Church
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: Still present
Further Comments: The church is home to a bone just under two metres in length, which is claimed to have come from a giant cow. The cow would provide free milk for the whole village, but was finally approached by a jealous witch who made the creature try to fill a perforated bucket - the cow dropped dead of exhaustion.


 
 


Construction Devil

Location: Stowe Nine Churches - Church
Type: Legend - Old Nick
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The foundation stones of the church were moved around the village by Old Nick nine times before the rest of the building could be constructed.


 
 


Running Rein

Location: Sywell - Sywell House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: A race horse, Running Rein was put down on the property when he became part of a legal dispute, and his owner became unwilling to hand the mare to another trainer. The creature can still be heard at night, galloping around the site.


 
 


Horse sized Dog

Location: Thorney - Woods in the area
Type: Shuck
Date / Time: Summer only (reoccurring)
Further Comments: This great dog is said to be the size of a small horse, also sharing a few other equestrian characteristics.


 
 


Civil War Horse

Location: Towcester - Brave Old Oak public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Several ghosts are said to haunt this pub, including a horse from the Civil War, a child, and something in the cellar.


 
 


Nuns or Teachers

Location: Towcester - Private residence, Brackley Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Circa 2008
Further Comments: The occupants of this property reported, bangs, knocks and cold spots, while one of them awoke one night to felt something sitting at the end of the bed. A visiting medium said that the site was haunted by either two nuns or teachers. The occupants never felt they were in danger.


 
 


Lorry

Location: Towcester - Road near area, exact location unknown
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Blamed for a couple of accidents, this phantom vehicle bears down on other road users before vanishing.


 
 


Mary Queen of Scots

Location: Wansford - Haycock Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Mary was held here briefly en route to Fotheringhay castle, and after her execution, it is said her shade returned here (as well as many other places throughout the UK).


 
 


Grey Figure

Location: Warmington - Manor House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Another building that features pieces from the Fotheringhay castle, the figure has been seen on the staircase, and is occasionally heard moving around.


 
 


Gamekeeper's Treasure

Location: Weedon Bec - Tree opposite park lodge gates
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Nineteenth century
Further Comments: Shortly after dying, a gamekeeper would manifest under a tree opposite a set of gates at midnight. A parson was told the story and investigated, visiting the site at night. Calling out for the ghost, the parson was met with instruction to dig at the site. The parson did so, and found a bag filled with coins. The gamekeeper was never seen again.


 
 


Drinker

Location: Weekley - Stone Moses Statue
Type: Legend
Date / Time: On the stroke of midnight (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Standing above a pond, the carved figure called Stone Moses animates at midnight and walks down to the River Ise for a quick drink.


 
 


Blood Stains

Location: Weldon - Haunt Hill House
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The staircase is reported to ooze a red liquid, marking the spot where a man once hanged himself.


 
 


Old Lady

Location: Wellingborough - 1 Castle Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1970s
Further Comments: Always seen in the bathroom of the house, this older woman is also heard walking about at night.


 
 


Duel

Location: Wellingborough - Hatton Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A spectral duel between two brothers was said to be reenacted in the attic of this building; the sound of swords could be heard from quite a distance.


 
 


Cromwell

Location: Wellingborough - Hind Hotel, Sheep Street
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 2002
Further Comments: A teenage medium alleged to have spoken to the ghost of Cromwell in the hotel, who is said to have once used the building as a base of operations for a few days.


 
 


Shadowy Figure

Location: Wellingborough - Lyric Bingo Hall, Midland Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: This figure has been seen by cleaning staff after closing time, since the building was a cinema, and floating balls of light have also been reported. Some believe that he haunted the area long before construction of the building begun.


 
 


Vomiting Child

Location: Welton - Manor House
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 1658
Further Comments: Furniture was thrown about, banging was heard, and more disturbingly, one of the children would vomit large lumps of coal and stones.


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