Gwent - Paranormal Database Records

Woman with Child

Location: Redbrook - Swan Pool
Type: Shuck
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Heralded by the sounds of a baby crying, a phantom woman holding a baby is said to slowly emerge from this pond. Soon after, a large black dog, which may or may not be headless, circles the pool before heading to a nearby ruined kiln.


Tom the Lord

Location: Redwick - General area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Tom, the Squire of Redwick, was found dead in a ditch after a drunken night out on the town. His ghost started to appear soon after, stealing cider from local brewers and staggering around the village. A team of twelve ministers finally banished the entity.


Yellow Woman

Location: Rhymney - Salvation Army Barracks
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1905
Further Comments: A tall ghostly woman dressed in yellow and with a malignant face was observed by an officer in the hall. Six others stayed up on night to see if they could encounter the entity, which they did.


Coal Discovery

Location: Rhymney - Valley area
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The coal deposits in the valley are said to have been discovered by fairies after they killed a giant which was attacking their homes. The giant was assassinated as he slept and the fairies set fire to his body; they realised that the ground continued to burn after their enemy's body had turned to ash.


Combusting Dog

Location: Risca - Exact location not known
Type: Shuck
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A shuck which lurked here transformed itself into a raging fire, the size of a field, in order to scare a local man into respecting the Sabbath.


White Woman

Location: Risca - Miner's graves near campsite in nearby forest
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s?
Further Comments: This area is home to a phantom woman in white and a strange shadowy figure, speculated by some to be a former miner.


Roman Soldier

Location: Risca - St Mary's Church Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1996
Further Comments: A local theatre troupe that used the hall for rehearsals and productions reported a phantom Roman soldier and hearing a voice that would call their names.


Music in the Air

Location: Risca - Twm Barlwm mountain
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Fairies are said to produce the sweet music which occasionally drifts down from the mountain at night.


Coach Crash

Location: Rockfield - Ancre Hill
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A phantom coach and horses crashes and vanishes into a wall somewhere in this area.


Coach

Location: Rockfield - Ancre Hill
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A fatal coach crash many years ago is said to have led to a phantom reoccurrence of the accident.


Hearse

Location: Rockfield - General area
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Prior to the death of a villager
Further Comments: A ghostly hearse manifests in the area whenever a local is doomed to die.


Funeral Procession

Location: Rockfield - General area
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Prior to a death in the area
Further Comments: An old story states that any death in the area would be heralded by a ghostly funeral procession and ghostly horse drawn hearse.


Coach and Horses

Location: Rockfield - Road between Rockfield and Monmouth (Ancre Lane?)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Weather dependent: Stormy nights
Further Comments: A coach pulled by a team of frantic horses reputedly vanishes into a field after crashing through a wall on the roadside.


Bloodstained

Location: Rockfield - St Michael's Well
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: It is said that the red stones of this well are stained with the Saint's blood.


Whistling Ghost

Location: Tintern - Anchor Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s?
Further Comments: One of the spirits here can be heard playing what sounds like a tin whistle, while the other takes the form of a white lady who searches the building for her missing son.


Saxon Soldier

Location: Tintern - Tintern Abbey
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1895
Further Comments: This soldier's spirit finally passed over to the other side when Mass was given for him by a couple out on holiday near the site.


Mary George

Location: Tregare - Area near Old Park Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Wearing her Victorian clothing, Mary's ghost stands near Old Park Road.


Mary George

Location: Tregare - Cottage in Old Park Lane area
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown - likely to be early twentieth century
Further Comments: This deceased woman was said to have been seen a few times passing along the road in daylight hours, dressed in her Victorian attire.


White Figure

Location: Tregare - Old Park Lane
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: 1905
Further Comments: A married couple watched a white entity appear close to them before passing through a gate and vanishing near some ruined cottages. This coincided with a death in their family.


Fairy Meet

Location: Trellech - Area around the wells
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: 23 June (or Midsummer Eve) (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Fairies are said to make their presence known around this area once a year.


Christmas Spirit

Location: Trellech - Crown Inn
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 10 December - 24 December 1981
Further Comments: A brief but violent outburst from a poltergeist was reported in the inn for a two week period. On the day before Christmas, the invisible entity vigorously shook a decorated tree before taking leave of the building.


Coach

Location: Trellech - General area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The area is said to be home to another phantom coach, which appear to be high in number in this part of Gwent.


Jack o'Kent

Location: Trellech - Harold's Stones
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Stones still present
Further Comments: The three standing stones present here are the result of Jack trying to prove his strength to the Devil - he threw them from Beacon Hill.


Coach

Location: Trellech - Roads heading towards Bigsweir
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A ghostly coach is said to travel between Trellech and the Bigsweir area.


Wishing Well

Location: Trellech - St Anne's Well
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Still present
Further Comments: This well is said to indicate the likelihood of the wish becoming true by the number of bubbles sent to the surface after dropping a pebble into the water - lots indicate a good chance, none indicating hell would first freeze over!


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