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Black Dog

Location: Castleton (Derbyshire) - Odin Mine


Type: Shuck
Info: This mine was believed to be haunted by a phantom hound, which may be
connected to the invading Norse who named the mine (according to legend).

Oh Whistle
Location: Castleton (Derbyshire) - Blue John Mine
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Info: In the twentieth century they are ghostly whistling echoes around the
chambers and tunnels - the sounds may be connected to the phantom man in grey who
vanishes if approached.

Kobolds
Location: Bodmin Moor (Cornwall) - Goonzion Down mine
Type: myth / Haunting Manifestation
Info: One tin mine shaft was nicknamed the Roaring Shaft after the many bangs and
thuds heard emanating from the empty tunnel. Kobolds or Bucca were held
accountable.

Victorian Miners
Location: Barnsley (Yorkshire) - Area of the Lundhill colliery
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: The ghosts of several miners killed in a disaster in the 1850s were reported
when the surrounding pits were in operation during the twentieth century.

Mauled Miner
Location: Rotherham (Yorkshire) - Silverwood Colliery
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: This phantom miner was seen wearing old overalls carrying a lamp - his most
distinct feature was the black space that filled the place where his facial
features should have been.

Earthshaking Sounds
Location: Appletreewick - Low Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: In Mid eighteenth century coming from deep underground, low unearthly groans
would often knock ornaments from their stands. The cause of the disturbance was
finally exorcised.

William Nevison
Location: Ardwick le Street - Hanging Wood
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: The woods were a popular place for Nevison, a highwayman, to lurk before
riding out to commit his crimes. After he was hanged in York, his shade returned
to the scene of better times.

Rector
Location: Aston - High Trees house, former rectory
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: This fellow murdered his wife after he caught her having an affair with a
manservant. He is doomed to walk the buildings walls, and the bloodstain that her
body created can not be removed from the bedroom.

White Army
Location: Attercliffe - Near the river
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: In 1661 A local vicar, while sitting by the river, watched a line of white
troops pass accompanied by white horses - he wrote that it took over an hour for
the column to pass.

Murdered Man
Location: Attercliffe - Station Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: This hotel is reputedly haunted by a man who was knifed to death back in the
days when the building was actually three cottages.

Headless Highwayman
Location: Atwick - Roads in the area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: This decapitated spectral bandit remains lurking in the shadows of his old
ambush area.

Grey Lady
Location: Auckley - Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: This restless spirit was said to have made an appearance at many church
events over a period of four hundred years, before she finally departed this plane
of existence late in the nineteenth century.

Sally
Location: Barnsley - Barnsley District Hospital
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: Said to be built on the site of a poorhouse, the sounds of children wailing
can be heard on the Infectious Diseases ward. A ghost nicknamed Sally haunts
another area of the hospital and reportedly touches the side of anyone who enters
the side room in which she died, while an area of offices is home to a friendly
phantom old lady who sits in a rocking chair.

Woman and Child


Location: Bawtry - Crown Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: 2004 a manager at the hotel called in a ghost hunting group after a phantom
woman was seen walking along the upper corridor, and a ghostly young child was
reported sitting in the corner of the restaurant.

Gabriel Hounds
Location: Sheffield - Area around parish church
Type: Myth
Info: These hounds are said to have the faces of men, and have been heard passing
the church on dark, still nights.
Former Maid
Location: Sheffield - Ashdell Grove house, Westbourne Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: This building is reportedly haunted by a maid who committed suicide after
her secret lover, a local policeman, left her. Her pacing has been heard down a
corridor, and she also moves items around in the building's offices. The figure of
a middle aged man has also been seen.

Pregnant Girl
Location: Sheffield - Ball Inn, Darnall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: This thin, grey ghost is said to be a member of staff who committed suicide
at the inn when she discovered she was with child. She walks the upstairs
corridors, while in other parts of the building, strange noises are heard in the
night and well secured shelves fall down without warning.

Location: Sheffield - Beauchief Abbey and Hall


Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: This traditional white figure supposedly haunts the grounds of both the hall
and the abbey. The latter location is also the home to a spectral monk.

Colonel John Bright


Location: Sheffield - Carbrook Hall public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: A close friend and ally of Cromwell, the well built ghost of Colonel Bright
has been observed standing at the top of the stairs. Other ghosts reported here
include the sounds of children, an elderly woman from the 1920s, a phantom
Roundhead, a monk, and another shadowy figure who throws items around the bar.

Norah the Maid


Location: Sheffield - Firth Park Brushes (former school), Barnsley Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: The maid, who committed suicide on the site two hundred years ago, is still
said to wander the area. When the high school stood on the area, cleaning staff
reported lights that would turn themselves on, amongst other strange phenomena. A
priest was called to exorcise the land in 2003; it is too early to say whether he
was successful.

Life Saver
Location: Sheffield - Flat, School Street
Type: Poltergeist
Info: In 1981/82 a family that tolerated a poltergeist in their home for almost a
year were eventually thankful for the entity - one night it banged so loudly the
whole family awoke only to find their rooms full of smoke. They managed to escape
as the fire engulfed their building.

Highwayman
Location: Sheffield - Mail Coach public house, 149 West Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: Wearing the clothing of a robber, this figure was seen lurking in the
shadows prior to mysteriously disappearing.

Old Lady
Location: Sheffield - Middlewood Hospital
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: This old lady has been seen wandering around the former Ward Eight, where
she disappears when she walks through a wall. There are also stories of
disembodied footsteps running on the stairs.

Walk along the Boardwalk


Location: Sheffield - The Boardwalk, and the Point
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: Phantom footsteps have been heard moving along the corridor between the
stage and the backstage dressing room, and mild poltergeist activity has been
reported.

Singing Children
Location: Clapham (Yorkshire) - Goat Gap Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: Children reciting nursery rhymes have been heard in one of the rooms here,
while in the bar area 'George' (a nickname given to the ghost of a farmer) has
been seen watching the world go by from the window.

Cynthia
Location: Doncaster (Yorkshire) - Volunteer Inn, Frenchgate (since demolished)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1950s
Info: Cynthia was the nickname given to this ghost by the landlord and his wife.
They described the phantom woman as appearing so dainty and gentle that they grew
attached to the spirit.

Grey Monk
Location: Conisborough - Conisborough Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: Sightings of this spectral figure date back to the 1770s, when he was first
seen drifting among the ruins. Reports also exist of sightings of a white woman,
and the sounds of quiet voices and bumping.

Music Box
Location: Doncaster - Burghwallis Hall, aka St Anne's Convent
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: In the 1930s the sounds of a music box were heard around the hall 'before
the days of radio', and a small woman dressed in dark clothing was observed
walking down a corridor. Two more witnesses saw a man dressed in grey which they
mistook as their father as he dashed down the staircase. This could be the same
figure that one woman woke up to; he stood over her bed watching her with a look
of hatred and madness, vanishing as she hit the lamp.

Tall Man
Location: Doncaster - Darlington Grove, Moorland
Info: A ghostly gentleman over six foot tall made several appearances in a house
on this estate.

Location: Doncaster - Mansion House


Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: This tall, thin gentleman has been seen gazing at the portraits in the
building, and is sometimes seen walking behind an important guest to the building.

Soldier Inspecting
Location: Wath upon Dearne (Yorkshire) - Wath Wood Hospital
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Info: When this building was a general hospital, it was believed that a Roman
Soldier would appear at night and inspect every new admission as they slept.

Home Wrecker
Location: Hartlepool - 18 Dorset Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Info: A presence here was blamed when this family had to spend nights away from
their home, after being scared off by the shape of a man's head by the windows.

Beowulf
Location: Hartlepool - Hart Village
Type: Legend / myth
Info: A handful of scholars believe that the Danish built hall found by
archaeologists in Hart village is Heorot, the mead hall that is defended by
Beowulf from Grendel's attacks.

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