Forrabury (Cornwall) - Off coast
These bells can sometimes still be heard to peal - they were lost as the ship due to deliver them sunk just off the coast.
Garve (Highland) - Hotel, exact details unknown
This former worker killed herself after being victimised by her boss. For many years after the event, bells would ring without reason throughout the building.
Great Bealings (Suffolk) - Bealings House
02 February-27 March 1834
Another famous case, the bells in the dining room and kitchen rung erratically for a two month period, while carefully watched by the occupiers looking for a rational explanation. None could be found.
Halam (Nottinghamshire) - Valley southeast of village
24 December (reoccurring)
The buried village of Radley is hidden somewhere in this area, and long vanished church bells can be heard on Christmas Eve.
Halifax (Yorkshire) - Former police building, Prescott Street
When in use, some police officers reported strange occurrences in the building, including whistling, doors opening and closing themselves, cold spots, and ringing bells that were connected to empty cells.
Folklore says sunken church bells still ring.
Hayling Island (Hampshire) - Off the south coast
The sound of sunken church bells is said still to be heard coming from the sea.
Helmsley (Yorkshire) - Rievaulx Abbey
Late at night
Now little more than ruins, people still say they can hear the ringing of the bells, once pealed by monks. Before the Dissolution, the destruction of the abbey was prophesied in a manuscript, although the paper was destroyed in the mistaken belief that the prediction would be stopped.
Hockley (Essex) - The Old School House, currently a private residence.
The opening of doors and ringing of bells resulted in the owners of this house calling the 'ghost' Matilda, suspecting the spirit to be that of a child.
Hood Grange (Yorkshire) - Gormire Lake
Lake still present
Legend has it that a town once stood here, but an earthquake swallowed it up as punishment for the inhabitants' ungodliness. The old church bell still rings, and sometimes the blacksmith can be heard at work. Or so they say.
Horley (Surrey) - Thunderfield Castle and Haroldslea Drive area
11 November (reoccurring)
A phantom bell begins to toll as the sun sets here, slowly growing louder until midnight comes and a small army of men pass through the area. The castle is said to have been a resting place for King Harold's men as they marched to Hastings.
Huncoat (Lancashire) - Black Bull public house
Mid twentieth century
Though nothing has been seen here, the bar bells have been heard ringing when the building is empty, and pet dogs refuse to go down into the basement.
Ibberton (Dorset) - Church and village pond
At midday, the church bells were said to grow thirsty and cross the lane to drink from the village pond.
Isle of Skye (Highland) - Northeast coast, place once known as Ashig
A bell on a tree, hung by Saint Maree, would remain silent all week until dawn on Sunday mornings, when it spontaneously bust into life until sunset. The bell was removed and taken to another church but failed to ring unaided again.
Kenfig (Mid Glamorgan) - Kenfig Pool
Pool still present
Legend says that the pool covers a lost town from which one can still hear the church bells ringing on stormy nights. The truth is likely to be based on the nearby town of Kenfig being lost to shifting sands during the sixteenth century. Other local legends say that the pool is bottomless and that a whirlpool pulls unsuspecting swimmers to their deaths.
Kilkenny (County Kilkenny) - Deanery
The old servant bells were said to ring themselves in the early hours of the morning.
Kincraig (Highland) - Church of Insh
This bell possesses healing properties and would travel (flying self-propelled!) across the country when needed.
Kirksanton (Cumbria) - Village Green
The church of the village sunk beneath the ground - whether God's hand or earthquake is unknown. One is said to be able to hear the bells if an ear is placed on the earth.
Knighton (Somerset) - Knighton Farm
The King of the pixies once lived in this area, but the ringing of the church bells drove him away.
Lavenham (Suffolk) - Tickled Pink tearoom, Tickle Manor
A blonde woman has been observed shrouded in mist at the base of the stairs, and children have been heard singing Greensleeves. The sound of church bells has also been heard, even though the nearby church has been silent.
Leek Wootton (Warwickshire) - Blacklow Hill and area around Gaveston's Cross
Piers Gaveston was murdered on this site in 1312. A local legend claimed strange sounds filled the air after dark, and that at midnight, bells would be heard moments before a ghostly man riding a horse manifested.
Lincoln Cathedral, Lincolnshire.
Lincoln (Lincolnshire) - Lincoln Cathedral
05 December 2004
This seventeenth century holy man has been seen climbing the steps at the front of the cathedral. The last witnesses to see him reported a chain hanging from his neck. The bells have also been pealed by an unseen hand, while legend says a procession of praying monks haunt the cloisters. A suicidal woman named Constance who jumped from the tower during the 1960s returns to re-enact her final, desperate action. Finally, an immovable bloodstain is said to remain on the floor where a stained glass window master landed after leaping from the gallery - he became depressed after his apprentice created a superior window from the master's off-cuts.
Llangadock (Dyfed) - Exact area unknown
Certain times of the year, though no further details known
The ringing of the bells from this sunken village are said to be heard by those in the right place at the right time (and in the right state of mind).
Llangorse Lake (Powys) - General area
Holy Days (reoccurring)
A cathedral once stood in this spot before it was flooded - the tower bells now ring out on select days of the year.
Llantwit Major (South Glamorgan) - General area, and church
Before a death in the neighbourhood
The ringing of this phantom bell can be heard over the house or building where the death shall occur. Before the funeral of the person, strange noises can be heard in the church - if anyone is brave enough to peep into the building, they can see the forms of everyone who is due to die during the year.
Macclesfield (Cheshire) - Maggoty's Wood
A figure has been reported dancing about the woods, their clothing adjourned with bells. The grave of the last 'real' jester in England is housed in this wooded area, and it is believed that the shade is he.