Nottinghamshire - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Mansfield Miner

Location: Mansfield - Clipstone Colliery
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1984
Further Comments: Two miners encountered a spectral miner wearing clothing from the 1930s. The entity placed its hand on the shoulder of one of the miners, and both men ran.


 
 


Yellow Boots

Location: Mansfield - Mansfield Palace Theatre
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A young female witness reported seeing a pair of yellow boots walking themselves across the stage, stopping when the witness tried to draw attention to them.


 
 


Walking

Location: Mansfield - New Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The sound of someone walking around the upper floor has been heard when the area should have been empty. A loud crash has also been heard, as if part of the roof had collapsed, though no damage could be found.


 
 


Timothy

Location: Mansfield - Oak Tree public house and Southwell Road West
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Timothy was hanged for a crime he did not commit at gallows which once stood nearby - his shade still lurks along the roadside and in the pub, protesting his innocence to any who will listen.


 
 


The Supervisor

Location: Mansfield - Pleasley Vale Mills
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The 'Supervisor' is the most spoken about ghost that haunts this site. He is said to have been mistaken for a 'real' person by several people who only realise their mistake when he vanishes in front of them. Two other entities are reputed to haunt the mills; a woman who is thought to have been raped and murdered on site, and a pair of legs seen to walk around without a torso.


 
 


Light Switcher

Location: Mansfield - Private house, Ruskin Road
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 2000s
Further Comments: A family moved from this property after they were joined by a spirit that broke crockery and enjoyed causing the lights to flicker.


 
 


Victorian Nurse

Location: Mansfield - Ransom Hospital
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Said to haunt the building, this Victorian nurse reputedly took her life after her love was rejected by a doctor. Unfortunately, the hospital was not constructed until circa 1948, so little credence should be given to this story.


 
 


Dame Flogan

Location: Mansfield - White Hart Inn, White Hart Street, and Dame Flogan Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Flogan was killed in an accident near the inn, her body dragged a short distance by a horse. The ghost is said to haunt the roads and the inn itself.


 
 


Monk

Location: Mansfield - Ye Olde Ramme public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A monk that haunts this building may have some connection to the nearby church - a secret tunnel is said to link the two buildings.


 
 


Female Form

Location: Mansfield Woodhouse - Angel public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The ghostly form of a woman has been reported by locals as haunting this pub, normally seen at the top of the staircase.


 
 


Elderly Lady

Location: Mansfield Woodhouse - Library
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A elderly woman is reported to haunt this building, as is (unless it is the same entity) a faceless monk that walks through walls and closed doors as if they were not there.


 
 


Red Head

Location: Mansfield Woodhouse - Manor House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Early twentieth century
Further Comments: Over the years, several people reported encountering a woman in the building with vivid red hair.


 
 


Little Old Lady

Location: Mansfield Woodhouse - Parliament Oak public house (no longer operational)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Sighting unknown, voices heard in 1996
Further Comments: A customer in the pub reportedly watched a elderly woman walk through a wall and cross the corridor, before disappearing into another wall. Disembodied breathing and voices were also reported in the toilets.


 
 


George

Location: Mansfield Woodhouse - Portland Arms public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A former doorman and jack-of-all-trades, George may have been seen standing by the fireplace, even though he has been dead for decades. George is also blamed when small items disappear and pumps are toyed with in the cellar.


 
 


White Woman

Location: Mansfield Woodhouse - The Vale woodland and surrounding area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: The woodland is said to be haunted by a white female form. She is thought to be connected to the ruins of a house on the outskirts of the woodland.


 
 


Monk

Location: Mattersey - Mattersey Priory (also known as Mathersey or Maresey Priory)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1989
Further Comments: This ghostly monk is rarely seen, though does sport a traditional long, hooded cloak with wide sleeves.


 
 


Lady in Green

Location: Misterton - Pump House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1990
Further Comments: The woman drowned in an accident in the river, her body beaten around by the pump house. She has been spotted walking around the area, accompanied by a drop in temperature.


 
 


POWs

Location: Netherfield - Railway track behind Jackie Bells public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2005
Further Comments: A CCTV system at the pub was said to have picked up the sounds of German prisoners of war singing, the sound coming from the area of the railway line. The track was once used to transport POWs, and the area beyond the pub was a holding area. The ghostly figure of a man has also been observed walking along the track, vanishing without warning.


 
 


Prisoner

Location: Newark - Albert Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A transparent, ghostly man with a chain attached to his leg is said to hobble down this road.


 
 


Readying for Battle

Location: Newark - Appleton Gate
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The sound of sword and horse is said to occasionally be heard around this area.


 
 


Victorians

Location: Newark - Balderton Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This building is said to be haunted by two elderly female ghosts dressed in blue Victorian dresses. Another Victorian girl, this time young and blonde, is also said to run down a corridor before vanishing. Finally, the ghost of an US pilot has been spotted walking around the grounds.


 
 


Woman in Black

Location: Newark - Barclay's Bank, Market Place
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A former cleaning lady at the bank reported encountering a grey haired woman wearing a long black dress, carrying a pile of towels, who disappeared through a door.


 
 


Polish Airman

Location: Newark - Cemetery
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Post World War Two
Further Comments: This man in uniform has been observed standing by headstones in the Polish section of the cemetery, leading some to speculate that he was a Polish airman from the Second World War.


 
 


Footsteps

Location: Newark - Governor's House, Harvest Bakery
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1990s
Further Comments: The sound of footsteps in the loft and the smell of violets were said to haunt this bakery during the early 1990s.


 
 


Prince Rupert

Location: Newark - Kirkgate House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Prince Rupert of the Rhine led the relief of Newark in 1644 - the town must have left an impression on him, as he appears to still haunt the building he rested at.


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