Warwickshire - Paranormal Database Records


Location: Chadwick End - A41, near Chadwick Manor
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1960s
Further Comments: Several nuns were seen by police driving along this road at night, who narrowly missed hitting them. The police stopped and returned to talk to the nuns about the dangers of wearing black along unlit roads, but they had disappeared.

Old Lady

Location: Chalfont St Peter - Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Early twentieth century
Further Comments: A phantom woman in a mob cap was said to have ceased appearing at the village pub and started manifesting in the local church.

Young Girl

Location: Clapton Bridge - Alveston Manor hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Having died in the building during an Edwardian party, this young spook sometimes appears in one of the bedrooms.

Blue Coated Man

Location: Cleeve Prior - Green Hill
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The mysterious ghost of a man in a blue 'inspectors' coat is regularly seen in fields and areas surrounding a farm.

Young Girl

Location: Cubbington - Manor House (no longer standing)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This young girl was killed by her father after he locked all his children in the house after developing a mental illness. Her ghost was said to haunt the building before it was demolished.

Dun Cow

Location: Dunsmore Heath - Fields in the area
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Said to have been used to scare children into going to bed, the Dun Cow of Dunsmore Heath was of massive size, and sported eighteen teats. The beast was slain by Guy of Warwick.


Location: Eathorpe - Plough Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Circa 2003
Further Comments: A former worker at this pub reported feeling a poke in the shoulder from an unseen hand as he mopped the floor. A few months later, a colleague claimed to have seen the outline of a person walk across the restaurant area and vanish into a door leading to the bar.

Battle of Edgehill Repeating

Location: Edgehill - Kineton
Type: Environmental Manifestation
Date / Time: 23 October (reoccurring), also 23 December 1642, lasting several nights
Further Comments: A bloody battle of the English Civil War, the fighting repeated itself for several successive nights in 1642, in front of dozens of witnesses. More recently, sounds of battle have been reported, though the visuals are not forthcoming. The date of the more recent battle sounds is said to be 23 October.

Two Ladies

Location: Ettington - Ettington Park Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 14/15 March 2005
Further Comments: Two female figures haunt the grounds of this hotel; a lady in grey walks near the staircase where she was killed, and the other (dressed in white) walks the terrace. Two children can be seen and heard crying, standing by the river that runs through the grounds. In March of 2000, a man staying at the hotel reported seeing and feeling a strange concretion of 'baleful' energy in his room, while in a photograph taken in October 2014, a amorphous shape appeared above someone's head. As a side note, the building was used in the original film of 'The Haunting'.

Hooded Face

Location: Evesham - A435, between Evesham and Beckett's Farm, near Portway turnoff
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1997
Further Comments: Returning home from a holiday, a couple were horrified when a hooded black face jumped onto their car windscreen - no body was visible. The face moved from left to right across the window until it disappeared.

Yellow and Blue Light

Location: Fenny Compton - Hills between village and Burton Bassett
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1924
Further Comments: This yellow and blue ray of light was said normally to dance on the hills between the two villages, although in 1924 it moved to Fenny Compton and flittered around the churchyard. Witnesses said the phantom had large glowing eyes.

Shady Figure

Location: Halford - Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Early twentieth century
Further Comments: This spectre was seen by two women taking a walk during winter.

Woman in a Robe

Location: Haseley - Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: Seen several times, this shade is said to cross the nearby road with total disregard for traffic.

Former Patients

Location: Hatton - Former Central Hospital, was known as Warwick County Lunatic Asylum, now Hatton Park
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Before modernisation, this hospital was said to have rooms haunted by former patients.

Victorian Inmate

Location: Hatton - Hatton Locks
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Thought to have been committed to what was the Warwick County Lunatic Asylum, the figure reputed to haunt the locks will only appear if their name is called.

Light Coloured Car

Location: Hatton - Humped back bridge, Hockley Road onto Dark Lane
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 27 October 2007, approximately 13:45h
Further Comments: A driver spotted a car, light or silver in colour, heading towards the bridge travelling on the wrong side of the road. The driver held back, to allow the ongoing car to pass, but it had vanished, with nowhere to turn off.

Grey Lady

Location: Henley in Arden - White Swan hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: This phantom grey lady is likely to be the same entity which has been known to whip off the bedcovers covering sleeping visitors.

Old Betty

Location: Honington - Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Sitting on the wall, smoking a pipe, Betty was a well known character within the community even before she passed away.

Ed Golding

Location: Ilmington - Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Former parish clerk Golding has been seen walking about in his church, having died in the 1790s. The area is also said to be home to a woman in white, waiting for her husband who was killed during the battle of Edge Hill.

Night Coach

Location: Ilmington - Roads of village, particularly Pig Lane
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Varies: 24 December and 01 January the pack hunt, date of coach unknown
Further Comments: This spectral vehicle runs along the roads, before suddenly veering off and vanishing across local fields. This may be related to the ghostly hunt pack seen in the area, led by a man who was killed by his hounds.

De Clinton Curse

Location: Kenilworth - Area around the former site of the abbey and the Church of St Mary (no longer standing)
Type: Curse
Date / Time: Ongoing?
Further Comments: Geoffrey De Clinton promised that if anyone ever tried to take away the land around the church they would be cursed by God - a series of disasters befell many people and companies which tried to redevelop the land during the late twentieth century.

Lady in Tweed

Location: Kenilworth - Stoneleigh Abbey
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 09 March 2008
Further Comments: While on the edge of the River Avon, standing in a field at the abbey, a visitor became aware of a cross looking woman dressed in tweed staring at her from the opposite bank. The visitor crossed the river using a nearby bridge, believing she was trespassing and wanting to apologise to the woman. However, as the visitor neared the lady, she suddenly vanished.

Lost Girl

Location: Kenilworth - Kenilworth castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s
Further Comments: The gatehouse is haunted by a little girl who asks for her daddy, a man dressed in black who was killed in a sword fight, and an old lady who breaks the same candle, time after time. A phantom little boy is reported in the stables, as are ghostly chickens and horses.

Monk Without a Face

Location: Kenilworth - St Nicholas church and the avenued path which leads to Bridge Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Monk unknown, doppelgangers in 1997
Further Comments: This area is said to be haunted by a faceless monk who once inhabited the nearby abbey. Two people in the St Nicholas graveyard during 1997 thought they were being followed. They stopped, only to realise that the people behind them were them, going through the motions of their own actions moments earlier!

Black Dog

Location: Keresley - Watery Lane and area around Hound's Hill
Type: Shuck
Date / Time: 1949
Further Comments: In 1949 a water worker walking along the lane early one morning encountered a large black dog with glowing eyes. The creature sat on its hind legs and watched as the worker crept around it. Other encounters are not dated. One states that a horse rider struck the demonic hound with his crop after the creature blocked his path. The dog exploded, throwing the rider from his horse.

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