An old postcard showing the Devil's Chimney of Leckhampton Hill.
Cheltenham - Leckhampton Hill
Legend - Old Nick
This limestone outcrop is said to lead straight to hell.
Cheltenham - Leckhampton Inn
A landlord asked a man standing at the bar with a dog what he would like to drink, only for the patron to vanish when he turned away for a second. The landlord was later shown a picture of a man long dead, who he identified as the disappearing customer.
Cheltenham - Playhouse Theatre
Several entities are said to haunt this theatre, including a former janitor, a young girl, and an older couple who sit in the auditorium. A photograph taken in 2011 appears to show a small figure sitting on the balcony.
Cheltenham - St George's Vaults public house
After landlord Del Barnes claimed to have spotted a ghostly figure wearing tweed and had glasses shatter for no reason, a ghost hunting group staked out this public house. Other than 'orbs', aka dust, seen on CCTV, nothing was detected.
Cheltenham - Suffolk Arms public house
Heard in the cellar, this playful spirit knocks whenever anyone goes down into the darkness. As with so many other pub ghosts, she is blamed when items disappear.
Cheltenham - Thomas Hardy's House, Victoria Walk
The house of Captain Thomas Hardy is reputedly haunted, though by who is unclear.
Cherington - Trouble House inn
Large gusts of wind were felt rushing around this public house, normally accompanied by clanking chains in the 1930s, and events grew so bad that the landlord and his family fled. A lady in a blue dress and pinafore, with either long dark hair or a hooded cloak, has been seen more recently; in 2002 she was seen carrying a tray of bottles through a back door.
Cherington - Unnamed pool in the area
A phantom fisherman was reputed to haunt a pool of water around the village - local children were warned against approaching him.
Chipping Campden - General area
Many motorists with remote control keys found themselves unable to open their cars until the vehicle was towed to the outskirts of town.
Chipping Campden - Old Police Station
Volunteers at the community radio station which moved into the building claimed the location was haunted. Doors opened unaided and strange noises were reported.
Churchdown - Church upon the hill
The church was due to be built elsewhere, but night after night unseen hands moved the building materials to the top of the hill. The village once self-identified as 'Chosen', perhaps after the supernatural intervention.
Cinderford - Bus stop outside Dilke Hospital (Dilke side of the road)
2010, 00:30h, and again 12 February 2012, 19:00h
A driver spotted a figure standing at the bus stop - knowing that there was no bus due, the driver stopped to offer the figure a lift, but on doing so, no one was in sight. Eighteen months later, the driver once again drove by the bus stop and the same figure stood there. The driver stopped, but the figure was nowhere to be seen.
Cirencester - Betty's Grave, crossroads
Betty was executed and burial at a crossroads for the crime of witchcraft. Her ghost has failed to find those who killed her, and now wanders lost around the area near her grave.
Black Horse Inn, Castle Street, Cirencester
Cirencester - Black Horse Inn, Castle Street
Unknown Ghost Type
1933, signature existed until 1992 (until window was smashed)
A guest awoke in her bedroom only to see an 'evil looking' older woman bathed in green light. The guest screamed and the older woman vanished into a wall, just prior to other people entering the room to investigate the commotion. The following morning the word 'W John' was found scratched into a windowpane, albeit upside down. As the writing was not there the night before, it was assumed the name was scratched into the glass by the ghost.
Cirencester - King's Head Hotel
Unknown Ghost Type
Late twentieth century
This ghostly monk has reportedly scared one member of staff into quitting her job and has upset several members of the public with inopportune manifestation and subsequent disappearing. Another ghost, a cavalier, has also been seen by staff members.
The Parish Church of St John Baptist, Cirencester
Cirencester - Parish Church of St John Baptist
A piece of local folklore says that the church is haunted by a grey lady. The ghost, carrying a small posey of newly cut flowers, looks for the grave of her child who fell victim of smallpox.
Cirencester - Private residence, Chesterton
An older woman was spotted looking out from a window by one resident, while another had a dream of the same figure walking around the property holding a mug in one hand and a cigarette in the other.
Cirencester - Queen Anne's Column, in the park
Standing against the monument, this young man has been known to talk to members of the public, only to vanish after his first sentence.
Cirencester - Torbarrow (or Tar Barrow) Hill
A couple of local men exploring the hill discovered a secret entrance. It led to an armoured fighter inside a concealed room. The fighter held a flame within a glass lamp which, for an unknown reason, the men shattered. They escaped as the room collapsed around them, the entrance vanishing.
Clearwell - Clearwell Castle
While recording 'Sabbath Bloody Sabbath' at the castle, Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi and another member of the band spotted a cloaked figure walk into a room. Iommi followed the figure to see who it was, but the room was empty.
Cold Ashton - Manor House
A lost woman driver stopped at this building and asked the butler for directions, which he gave. However, she soon found out that the house had been empty for many years. She returned and found the building in a disused state, completely different from when she first called in.
Coleford - Unknown building in town
A little man-like figure was found in crawling around in a coal scuttle. The figure was carried out and left on the driveway, never to be seen again.
Compton Abdale - Puesdown Inn
A man on horseback, considered to be a highwayman, reportedly haunts this building.
Cranham - General area
A phantom grey woman is said to haunt this village. She may have last been seen by a group of friends out walking across fields in the evening.
Deerhurst - Exact location unknown
John Smith, a local hero, was rewarded with a large amount of land after killing a dragon that was trying to make a home in the neighbourhood. Smith left a large quantity of milk for the creature to consume. The wyrm drunk so much milk that kinks appeared in its scales, enabling Smith to decapitate it with an axe.