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Cwn Annwn

Location: Penrhos - General area
Type: Shuck
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This Welsh demonic hound has been reported in the area.


 
 


Victorian Woman

Location: Pontypool - Location withheld
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1983
Further Comments: While staying the night in a family home with a friend, one witness watched the bedroom door open and a Victorian woman stand in the doorway. After a while the woman vanished; the witness climbed out of bed and looked around, but could not find anyone. Later that night, the witness awoke to see the woman again, this time standing over them. The woman said 'you will be okay' before disappearing. The witness's story was told to the family the following morning, who produced an old photograph of their mother - the image of the ghostly visitor.


 
 


Music in the Air

Location: Pontypool - Twm Barlwm hill fort
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The music is said to be a trap for children - any who investigate the sounds disappears within the hill.


 
 


Bard

Location: Raglan - Raglan Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2001?
Further Comments: A phantom musician reportedly haunts this building, particularly the area where a library once stood.


 
 


Tom the Lord

Location: Redwick - General area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Tom, the Squire of Redwick, was found dead in a ditch after a drunken night out on the town. His ghost started to appear soon after, stealing cider from local brewers and staggering around the village. A team of twelve ministers finally banished the entity.


 
 


Coal Discovery

Location: Rhymney - Valley area
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The coal deposits in the valley are said to have been discovered by fairies after they killed a giant which was attacking their homes. The giant was assassinated as he slept and the fairies set fire to his body; they realised that the ground continued to burn after their enemy's body had turned to ash.


 
 


Combusting Dog

Location: Risca - Exact location not known
Type: Shuck
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A shuck which lurked here transformed itself into a raging fire, the size of a field.


 
 


White Woman

Location: Risca - Miner's graves near campsite in nearby forest
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s?
Further Comments: This area is home to a phantom woman in white and a strange shadowy figure, speculated by some to be a former miner.


 
 


Roman Soldier

Location: Risca - St Mary's Church Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1996
Further Comments: A local theatre troupe that used the hall for rehearsals and productions reported a phantom Roman soldier and hearing a voice that would call their names.


 
 


Music in the Air

Location: Risca - Twm Barlwm mountain
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Fairies are said to produce the sweet music which occasionally drifts down from the mountain at night.


 
 


Coach Crash

Location: Rockfield - Ancre Hill
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A phantom coach and horses crashes and vanishes into a wall somewhere in this area.


 
 


Coach

Location: Rockfield - Ancre Hill
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A fatal coach crash many years ago is said to have led to a phantom reoccurrence of the accident.


 
 


Hearse

Location: Rockfield - General area
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Prior to the death of a villager
Further Comments: A ghostly hearse manifests in the area whenever a local is doomed to die.


 
 


Bloodstained

Location: Rockfield - St Michael's Well
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: It is said that the red stones of this well are stained with the Saint's blood.


 
 


Whistling Ghost

Location: Tintern - Anchor Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s?
Further Comments: One of the spirits here can be heard playing what sounds like a tin whistle, while the other takes the form of a white lady who searches the building for her missing son.


 
 


Saxon Soldier

Location: Tintern - Tintern Abbey
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1895
Further Comments: This soldier's spirit finally passed over to the other side when Mass was given for him by a couple out on holiday near the site.


 
 


Mary George

Location: Tregare - Area near Old Park Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Wearing her Victorian clothing, Mary's ghost stands near Old Park Road.


 
 


Fairy Meet

Location: Trellech - Area around the wells
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: 23 June (or Midsummer Eve) (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Fairies are said to make their presence known around this area once a year.


 
 


Christmas Spirit

Location: Trellech - Crown Inn
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 10 December - 24 December 1981
Further Comments: A brief but violent outburst from a poltergeist was reported in the inn for a two week period. On the day before Christmas, the invisible entity vigorously shook a decorated tree before taking leave of the building.


 
 


Jack o'Kent

Location: Trellech - Harold's Stones
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Stones still present
Further Comments: The three standing stones present here are the result of Jack trying to prove his strength to the Devil - he threw them from Beacon Hill.


 
 


Coach

Location: Trellech - Roads heading towards Bigsweir
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A ghostly coach is said to travel between Trellech and the Bigsweir area.


 
 


Wishing Well

Location: Trellech - St Anne's Well
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Still present
Further Comments: This well is said to indicate the likelihood of the wish becoming true by the number of bubbles sent to the surface after dropping a pebble into the water - lots indicate a good chance, none indicating hell would first freeze over!


 
 


Cat Attack

Location: Trellech - Woods near the village
Type: ABC
Date / Time: August 2000
Further Comments: Joshua Hopkins, aged 11, was attacked by a strange cat 150 centimetres in length. The claw marks that were left on his cheek had to be treated in hospital.


 
 


Figure in Gown

Location: Usk - Cross Keys Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Spotted in Room 3, the jury is out to whether this intangible figure is a former serving girl or a monk.


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