Northumberland - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Panther

Location: Haltwhistle - Park Road
Type: ABC
Date / Time: Summer 2006
Further Comments: A woman walking her dog watched as a large black cat crossed the road in front of her before vanishing into bushes.


 
 


Black Cylinder

Location: Harlow Hill - West of Harlow Hill
Type: UFO
Date / Time: March 1985
Further Comments: Four people watched a black cylindrical object, possibly rotating, for ten minutes as it crossed the sky. The object changed direction once, moving north to south before turning west.


 
 


Waiting on the Platform

Location: Harperley - Former station
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Now overgrown and unloved, the station is said by some still to be haunted by an unknown figure.


 
 


Archie Armstrong

Location: Haughton - Haughton Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Locked away in the castle prison, Archie was forgotten about and slowly starved to death (but not before trying to eat his own arms). He now haunts that area of the castle.


 
 


Sir Reginald Fitz-Urse

Location: Haydon - Chipchase Castle (private residence, opens to the public in June)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Sir Reginald starved to death within the prison - his ghost is said to remain earthbound.


 
 


Dunny

Location: Hazelrigg - St Cuthbert's Cave
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This ghost would take the form of a dun coloured horse (though really it was the shade of a pirate-cum-raider) and harass anyone who came too close to his treasure which was buried somewhere nearby.


 
 


Hedley Kow

Location: Hedley - All over village
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A spirit that plagued many households in the village, the Hedley Kow finally disappeared when it manifested itself as a horse and ran off, escaping the fury of a victim of one of its 'jokes'.


 
 


Long Lamkin

Location: Horsley - Nafferton Tower
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A local man known only as Long Lamkin coldly murdered a woman and her child in the region. His shade sometimes is seen briefly in the area.


 
 


White Woman

Location: Langley - Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Singing has been reported coming from the building when it is empty, and a ghostly woman dressed in white has also been seen.


 
 


Monks

Location: Lindisfarne (aka Holy Island) - Causeway
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1962
Further Comments: This monk is thought to be one of many brothers killed after the Danes raided the island in 793 AD. He now stands watching out for another sneak attack. Two holiday makers spotted the monk as he faded away on the sands.


 
 


Constance de Beverley

Location: Lindisfarne (aka Holy Island) - General area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A nun who fell in love with a knight, only to be killed for her sins, is said to haunt the island.


 
 


St Cuthbert

Location: Lindisfarne (aka Holy Island) - Lindisfarne Castle
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Seen sitting in the ruins, and along the beach of Holy Island, St Cuthbert is dressed in the traditional brown habit of monks. He makes holes in the stones, known locally as St Cuthbert's Beads, which bestow luck to their wearer.


 
 


White Dog

Location: Lindisfarne (aka Holy Island) - Lindisfarne Castle
Type: Shuck
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This large hound is said to jump from the castle ruins at people, before slinking back from where it came.


 
 


Candles & Roses

Location: Longframlington - Rookwood House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1974-1978
Further Comments: A former occupier of this house recalled how the smell of snuffed candles filled the air during the summer months and the scent of roses could be detected during winter. Lights would be turned on and off by an unseen hand, and a presence could be felt sitting on a bed at night (once mistaken as an actual person).


 
 


Warty Dragon

Location: Longwitton - Three wells near village
Type: Dragon
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This wyrm is said to have found the water from the wells so refreshing he set up home here. The creature was described as having a black tongue, long tail, warty skin, and very sharp claws. It was finally killed by Sir Guy of Warwick.


 
 


Over Populated

Location: Marsden - Marsden Grotto public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s
Further Comments: A team of investigators claimed that this was the most haunted public house in England, with seven ghosts being 'detected' by their electro-magnetic apparatus. One of the shades is reportedly the ghost of a smuggler who tried to inform the authorities of his gang's actions - they found out and locked him away, allowing him to starve to death.


 
 


Suicidal Woman

Location: Millfield - Coupland Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1940s
Further Comments: Appearing in the form of white mist, this haunting manifestation also woke all in the building up several times with her unearthly screams, and thunderous running footsteps. She reportedly killed herself by jumping off the battlements.


 
 


Warrior with Sword

Location: Morpeth - Mitford Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: An old phantom warrior haunts this castle. Waving a sword in one hand, the other hand holds a bloody head which continues to scream.


 
 


Soldier Shot by UFO

Location: Newbiggon on Sea - Old RAF base
Type: UFO
Date / Time: September 1942
Further Comments: A soldier once based here alleged, in later life, to have been abducted while on guard duty at the base. He fell unconscious after being shot by a thin beam of light, and has remembered the abduction from his dreams.


 
 


Jack the Beadle

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne - All Saints Church, Quayside
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Jack was a well liked member of the community before being caught and tried for removing and selling lead from coffins. A local legend now places Jack's ghost in the churchyard.


 
 


Martha Wilson

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne - Area around Broad Chare
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The phantom woman haunting the area has been named as Martha Wilson, a suicide who was buried at a nearby crossroads. One man who encountered Martha said she wore a veil - she lifted it up as he approached, in time for him to realise she had no face.


 
 


Furniture Mover

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne - Board Room public house, Stevenson Road
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 1980s
Further Comments: Landlord Richard Bell reported shattering glasses, moving pictures and upset furniture at his pub.


 
 


Joseph the Monk

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne - Former La Dolce Vita nightclub (now closed)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: A lover of dance when he lived, Joseph's shade would appear to have been kick-started when a nightclub opened near his grave. The tall monk dressed in his robes was seen dancing in the club several times by both staff and customers.


 
 


Mummy

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne - Hancock Museum
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: It is reported that this Egyptian mummy's ghost is still active, and now walks around the museum at night.


 
 


Door Opener

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne - Lit and Phil Library
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 25 October 2012
Further Comments: Video footage released showed a fire door opening on its own accord, although a gust of wind or change in air pressure are the more likely mundane explanations. The building is also used by ghost hunt organisers.


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