Stockport (Greater Manchester) - Stockport Grammar School, Victorian convent house
1964 and onwards
A group photograph taken at the school in 1964 shows a figure in a hat standing at the rear of the group, at an angle otherwise impossible to be caught on film. Witnesses say that the convent house is haunted by footsteps coming from empty parts of the building.
Stoneleigh (Surrey) - Road by Nescot College on the Ewell bypass
14 February 2012
A taxi driver and his three passengers watched a dark figure with no features dart across the road in front of them before leaping four and a half metres into the air to clear an embankment. The passengers compared the entity to Spring Healed Jack.
Sutton in Ashfield (Nottinghamshire) - Forest Glade (former school, now industrial units)
Owners of a textile unit reported encountering a young girl wearing Wellington boots. One member of staff who spotted the ghost reported that the entity said, 'I do not want to go', before vanishing.
SW1 (Greater London) - Grey Coat School (Hospital)
Stories are still told today about the murdered nurse, and how her ghost walks various parts of the building, scaring the young students.
Torquay (Devon) - Montpellier House (former school)
At the funeral of Newman, the church organ played itself; since then, his shade has been reported in the vicarage.
Uckfield (Sussex) - Uckfield Community Technology College
A local legend says that an old woman hanged herself after she discovered that her home and land would be redeveloped to make way for a new hospital and housing estate. Her ghost was reported to haunt the hospital and has lingered on since the building was converted into a school.
W2 (Greater London) - Sarah Siddons School, North Wharf Road
The namesake of the building is still around after her death in the 1830s - Sarah has been seen wearing a blue dress and a small hat.
Wallasey (Cheshire) - Oldershaw Grammar School
Mid twentieth century
Dressed in his headmaster's gown, this figure has been both seen and heard on different occasions - when seen by a cleaner, she convinced the caretaker to arm himself with a pistol and search the area!
Ware (Hertfordshire) - Presdlaes School woods
A locally told story is that of a hooded character wearing a black cape that runs around this wooded area. The ghost's skin is covered with scar marks, and its bright yellow-green eyes have black slit pupils. The entity chases after anyone it meets.
Warwick (Warwickshire) - Gibbet Hill - University of Warwick Halls of Residence
Late twentieth century
The sounds of someone crying hysterically could occasionally be heard in this modern building. It was reported that the newer halls of residence were built upon a demolished building which housed the bodies of those executed on the hill.
Warwick (Warwickshire) - Warwick University, JM3 Building, central corridor, top floor
A slow moving and completely silent ball of bright light was seen by a couple of witnesses as it floated across one room, through a wall and into the next room.
WC1 (Greater London) - Arthur Tattersall House, 119 Gower Street, University College London Halls of Residence
An urban myth, it is said that Emma Louise was murdered long ago in tunnels around this building, and that if you say her name three times, her presence makes itself known.
WC1 (Greater London) - University College
Bentham named his walking cane Dapple, and it never left his side during life. Much the same can be said post-mortem; the man and his stick can be heard or seen walking down the corridors of knowledge after dark.
WC1 (Greater London) - University College Hospital
Before being stolen in January 2001, the portrait of Beck was considered cursed. People who fell asleep under the painting quickly became ill, and in some cases died. It was also said that if the shutters were not closed on the painting at night, a patient would unexpectedly die.
WC1 (Greater London) - University College Hospital, Gower Street
Lizzie accidentally killed her lover with a morphine overdose when he was admitted as a patient. Years later, her ghost would appear prior to morphine injections as a reminder to be careful. Two buildings along Gower Street itself reported the ghost of a man with a heavily bandaged head.
Widnes (Cheshire) - Halton College
A girl walking down the stairs with a group of friends suddenly burst into flame. They quickly beat the flames out, but she later died of her injuries.
Old postcard showing Worcester Cathedral
Worcester (Hereford & Worcester) - Worcester Cathedral and College Green
Unknown Ghost Type
Ever since the Civil War there have been reports of a phantom bear that rises as if to attack. One guard is said to have taken a shot at the creature, which of course had no effect.
Number 5 College Street, York
York (Yorkshire) - 5 College Street
During one of the outbreaks of plague in the city, a married couple contracted the disease and died. Their only child, a young daughter, remained uninfected. She shouted to passersby for help, but no one would believe that she was clear of the disease; the doorway was bricked up to prevent the plague from spreading, with the young girl and her dead parents still inside. The girl's crying could be heard for days, until the house grew quiet - the girl had eventually starved to death. Now she can be seen looking from the window, and the cries of a young girl heard emerging from the building, even though it is empty.
York (Yorkshire) - Dance school attached to St Mary's Church, Bishop Hill Junior
The sounds of coins being poured onto a table and into a metal box have been reported coming from this building.
York (Yorkshire) - Milthorpe School
24 March 2003
At least one student at the school has heard soft whisperings and seen a shadowy young person move quickly away from them.
York (Yorkshire) - St Peter's School
A local legend states that a grey ghostly woman walks around the road near the school chapel at night, while the chapel itself is haunted by a former pupil.
St William's College, York
York (Yorkshire) - St William's College, College Street
This elderly lady sits on the steps outside the college and smiles as people pass her by. Another ghost, that of a male, walks the corridors of the college; it is said he died a broken man after turning his brother in for a murder they had both committed.