Bickleigh - Fisherman's Cot public house
The soft laughter of an invisible female has been heard around the bar, which is unrelated to the headless horseman who lurks outside.
Bickleigh - Trout Inn
A former owner of the inn watched the shade come out of a cupboard in the kitchen and stand by a side unit, before fading away.
Bicton - Gate of the Dutch garden
Circa nineteenth century
A gardener reported seeing Lady Rolle after her death by a gate.
Bideford - Old Zoo House (no longer standing?)
A group of teenagers visiting this rumoured haunted house felt a presence and heard a strange sound, although one witness acknowledged it may have been their minds playing tricks on them!
Bideford - Private residence
Over a five year period, the family living here experienced several strange occurrences, including seeing different figures (including recently deceased family members, as well as unknown people) and smelling the overpowering aroma of lavender.
A witch stands by a magic circle while the devil manifests nearby.
Bideford - Road behind the churchyard
Legend - Old Nick
A witch once claimed (likely under duress) that she met the Devil in human form along this road, where she made a deal with him. As a side note, the Devil is thought to have tried to hamper the construction of the bridge here.
Bideford - Unnamed Manor House in the area
Twentieth / early twenty-first century
The Edwardian Mrs Bell would be seen around the corridors of this property in the early hours of the morning, dressed in blue and sometimes to Chopin's tunes being played on the piano. The sightings ceased after a portrait of Bell was discovered and returned to the manor.
Bovey Tracey - Bovey Heathfield Local Nature Reserve
The site of an English Civil War battle on 9 January 1646, it is said the sights and sounds of fighting are occasionally reenacted.
Bovey Tracey - St John's Church
Legend - Old Nick
It was said that the churchyard here was unused for a while due to the belief that the first body interred would belong to the Devil. The body of a servant under the employ of a visitor to the area was buried here, after which others believed the site was ready to be used for their loved ones.
A frog of the Golden Well.
Bovey Tracey - St Mary's Well (aka Golden Well)
Well still present
A poor farming couple provided food and shelter to a strange woman who sought refuge from a storm. The woman then cured the couple's sick child and created a well so they would never go thirsty again. The well became home to a colony of golden frogs.
Bovey Tracey - The Riverside Inn
Unknown Ghost Type
At least one guest has been awoken by the overwhelming smell of smoke, though on investigation no source has been found.
Black worms fell from the sky.
Bramford Speke - General area
During a snowstorm dozens of little black worms also fell from the sky.
Branscombe - Area near Hole Mill
Unknown Ghost Type
22 February 1959
A former archaeologist from Cambridge University watched his aging neighbour walk by accompanying another woman dressed in early twentieth century clothing. When he approached the old woman later in the day to enquire who her friend was, she replied that it was a ghost she was in contact with.
Branscombe - Margells Cottage
A man wearing a bandage around his head was seen in the building on one occasion, though one is more likely to encounter the phantom plainchant of monks or rapping from deserted areas of the cottage.
Braunton - Church and Chapel Hill
The building of the church would be undone at night until the foundations were relaid where a sow with her young were found.
Braunton Burrows - Banks of river
De Tracy has been condemned to try to make ropes out of the sand - if he almost reaches his goal, a dog appears and burns the attempt. Another ghost, a phantom nicknamed 'Old White Hat', paces along the banks of the river, calling out for a ferryboat which never arrives.
Brendon - Staghunters Inn
Two witnesses watched a smoky white female form walk through a wall, cross a room, and vanish into the wall on the opposite side. The apparition was also said to have been spotted just outside the inn by a delivery person.
An old postcard of Brentor in Devon.
Brentor - Church
The Devil came to the church's construction site night after night and moved the foundation stones to the top of the tor - the builders finally gave up moving them back so built the church there instead.
Bridestone - Royal Oak public house
A coach carrying Lady Howard has been spotted just outside the public house, though it is more likely to just be heard by those nearby.
Bridestowe - Bearslake Inn
Late twentieth century
The ghost of little Mary can still be heard crying - it is believed she was the young daughter of a former owner, who fell down the stairs and died from her injuries.
Bridestowe - Great Bidlake manor house
Mid twentieth century
This female form has been observed only a handful of times over the years - more common are the sounds of disembodied footsteps.
Brixham - Area around Lupton House
The author Violet Tweedale reported seeing a twelve centimetre tall man dressed in green, sitting beneath a small plant. He vanished after a minute of her observing him.
Brixham - Berry Head Hotel
A wedding guest was said to have seen a figure in Napoleonic clothing during the night. Local legend says that the building is haunted by the ghost of a soldier.
Brixham - Black House
Mid twentieth century
When empty, rooms in this house would be seen lit up at night, with the silhouette of Hilliard passing the windows, wearing old style clothing - he killed himself after falling in love with a peasant girl and his father refused to let him see her. Also used once by monks, their presence is still felt and heard, and even seen on a couple of occasions.
Brixham - Churston Court Hotel
Reports exist of a monk seen within this building; as a witness enters, he leaves via another doorway. There are also reports of candles lighting themselves.