Leicestershire - Paranormal Database Records

Tapping Crucifix

Location: Syston - Newly built private residence
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 2016
Further Comments: A couple in bed heard a nearby rapping. In the dim light they could see a crucifix, hanging on a wall, moving. The motion was described as if an invisible hand was lifting the bottom of the cross and tapping it against the wall. As soon as the light was turned on, the tapping ceased.


Who Woke the Vicar's Wife?

Location: Thornton - St Peter's Church, and vicarage
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A vicar here was once forced to exorcise his own home after his wife complained she was being woken during the night by a ghost.


Lady in White

Location: Thringstone - A512, near Grace Dieu Priory
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1961
Further Comments: The pale spectral form of a woman has been reported on the roadside near the ruins of the priory. She was last seen by a police officer in 1961.


Grey Lady

Location: Wigston - Oadby and Wigston Borough Council's offices
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 21 Century
Further Comments: Workers in the building are said to have seen a grey lady and heard a child crying. The building featured in the Channel 4 programme 'Man vs Weird' broadcast June 2014, although nothing paranormal was recorded.


Hairy Earth

Location: Wistow - Wistow's Grave
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 01 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Concealing the heir to the kingdom of Mercia's body, this grave is reported to sprout hair throughout the month of June, starting on the first of the month.


Monk walking his Dog

Location: Woodhouse Eaves - Beacon Hill
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Escorted by his phantom pooch as he drifts along the hillside, this monk has the grinning face of a skull.


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