Brixham - Globe Inn
Late twentieth century
The rapping and tapping have reportedly kept previous landlords awake at night, and the poltergeist also enjoys hiding various belongings around the establishment.
Brixham - Royal British Legion, Baker's Hill
Thought to have been a French PoW from the Napoleonic wars, Francois has been seen sitting in the bar.
Brixton - Bolton Cross Theatre
Late twentieth century
One of the last places he acted before his death, his shade has been seen wearing the costume of his final show.
Broadhempston - Monk's Retreat
This ghostly monk was credited with alerting patrons to a fire that had sprung up near an unattended candle - they were able to quickly put out the flames, by which time the figure had gone.
Broadhempston - Church House Inn
Varies: Christmas and Easter (reoccurring)
Once a cottage for monks, the sweet smell is thought to come from the long dead monks celebrating their festivals.
Buckfastleigh - Moorland around the area
Three lost girls on the moor at night claimed to have come across a cottage. Peering through an un-curtained window, they could see an old man and woman sitting by a fire. Before they had a chance to move, cottage and contents vanished without warning.
Buckfastleigh - King's Arms public house
This lady died by falling down a well that was once on the site, preventing her from meeting her lover. She is still waiting.
Buckfastleigh - Church, the Cabell Tomb
Weather Dependent: Dark, stormy nights
When the weather is right, the squire emerges from his tomb and, together with a pack of hounds, sets off across the nearby moor. Many believe that it is this legend that Hound of the Baskervilles is based upon. A local legend says if one runs around the tomb thirteen times before sticking a finger in the keyhole, the ghost can be felt licking the tip.
Buckfastleigh - Buckfast Abbey
Unknown Ghost Type
A young man out fishing watched a long line of monks moving towards the abbey. He said the phantoms were completely silent.
Buckland Brewer - Coach and Horses public house
This woman dressed in black has been observed by several landlords and ladies. There has also been a sighting of a phantom Roundhead, and disembodied footsteps reported.
Buckland Monachorum - Who'd Have Thought It Inn
The aptly named Abe, a former landlord at the pub, still returns to his bar. A Cavalier also haunts the premises, a sad look on his pale face.
Burgh Island - Pilchard Inn, and surrounding area
13 August (reoccurring)
A smuggler by trade, Crocker met his match outside the pub, where he was shot dead (by customs or by rivals, we do not know). He returns on that fateful day. Other sources state that he was hanged.
Burrator Reservoir - Under water
An old village was submerged when the reservoir was constructed in 1898. The church bells are supposed to occasionally still ring.
Calverleigh - Rose and Crown public house
Cedric is the nickname of the ghost which is blamed for hiding objects and creating out of place gusts of wind.
Chagford - Whiddon Park Guest House
10 July (reoccurring), last seen 1971
Murdered by a former suitor on her wedding day, this bride now returns on that fateful date. Dressed in black, she has been seen standing in the doorway of a bedroom.
Chagford - Three Crowns Hotel
A Royalist officer, Sidney died on doorstep of the hotel - he was last seen standing in full uniform at the door of the dining room, by a surprised chef.
Chagford - Ring O'Bells public house
This polt is content with banging away in the cellar, occasionally coming up to knock decorations from the walls.
Chagford - Globe Inn
This maid was drowned while being trialled on a charge of witchcraft - her shade returned in protest.
Chagford - General area
Peaceful nights (reoccurring)
On quiet nights, nineteenth century villagers said that fairy music and the patter of little feet could be heard from the surrounding area.
Chagford - Exact location not known
Every ten or twelve years, though date not known
Some believe that several ghostly cottages periodically appear in the village, though it is not known whether they were once 'real'.
Challacombe - Bronze Age burial mounds in the area
Breathing fire as they travelled, the dragons in this region are said to have an interest in Bronze Age burial mounds scattered around the region.
Challacombe - Broken Barrow (exact location not known)
A man who tried to break into this barrow was driven mad by the sound of horses - each time the robber reached into the hole he had made, the sound of horses could be heard, though the creatures could not be seen. The man eventually lost his sight and hearing, dying three months later.
Challacombe - Area between village and Chapman's Barrows, locally known as Pixie Rocks
These little fellows use the rocks as a lookout area, the jagged crags forming a natural defence.
Challacombe - Wood Barrow
A pan made from brass and filled with gold and silver was said to be concealed beneath this barrow. One treasure hunter was said to have been driven insane by phantom horses which followed him around the area.
Chardstock - Area between the churchyard and the vicarage
This little grey lady occasionally moves between the two buildings.