Hereford & Worcester - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Old Gregg

Location: Weobley Marsh - Dunwood Farm
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This man was poisoned by being given a roasted toad for his dinner - it is unclear whether his ghost is still active.


 
 


Hideous Bird

Location: Weston Penyard - Penyard Castle
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Still present?
Further Comments: A cave hidden under the castle contains a vast collection of gold and gems. The wealth is protected by a large bird which never sleeps, and attacks any who come too close to discovering the cave.


 
 


Concealed Treasure

Location: Whitchurch - King Arthur's Cave
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Still present
Further Comments: Arthur hid much of his loot in this cave, which Merlin then protected with a spell, ensuring the treasure would never be found.


 
 


Drake's Home

Location: Wolverley - Drakelow, adjacent to an SSSI woodland called Kinver Edge
Type: Dragon
Date / Time: 1582
Further Comments: An ancient document gives reference to this place has being home to a dragon.


 
 


Bloodied Hands

Location: Worcester - Astwood Road Cemetery
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 2000s
Further Comments: This witness was out with a group of friends, messing around in the cemetery. She turned away from the group and spotted a young girl dressed in white, holding out her hands and mouthing words that could not be heard. The witness held out her own hands, and for a brief moment saw that they were covered in blood.


 
 


These Boots are Made for Walking

Location: Worcester - Fields around Besford
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: After mistreating his hunting hounds, this man's dogs finally turned on their master and ate him, leaving only his boots. Now the footwear aimlessly stomps across the land, flattening crops and grass.


 
 


Hanging Boy

Location: Worcester - Guildhall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The former prison cells in this building are now home to the ghosts of a young boy who committed suicide and an unknown woman.


 
 


Bandaged Man

Location: Worcester - Private residence along Northfield Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late summer, 1983, around 16:00h
Further Comments: While in the dining room, a child in this property heard footsteps descending the staircase and watched as a latched door to the room opened. In stepped a figure, blue grey in colour, covered head to toe in bandages. Both the figure and child froze, staring at each other, until the bandaged entity took a step forward and the child ran to his mother, who was in the living room. The figure had gone when the mother went to investigate, and years later the witness still felt sick thinking about the incident.


 
 


Mattress Manifestation

Location: Worcester - Private residence, Infirmary Walk
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: September 2010 to February 2011
Further Comments: The Worcester News website reported that local man Kevin Cartwright claimed he was being awoken at night by something pushing his mattress at night. 'Sensitives' who visited the site claimed that the location was haunted by children.


 
 


Three Nuns

Location: Worcester - Tudor House Museum
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A local story says that this museum is haunted by three nuns.


 
 


Bear

Location: Worcester - Worcester Cathedral and College Green
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Ever since the Civil War there have been reports of a phantom bear that rises up as if to attack. One guard is said to have taken a shot at the creature, which of course had no effect.


 
 


Hanged Man

Location: Worchester - BBC Hereford and Worcester building
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2005
Further Comments: This BBC building is reported to be haunted by a depressed worker who hanged himself back when the place was a Tannery. An exorcism was conducted live on air.


 
 


Thin Armed Creature

Location: Worchester - Brickfields Park, Rainbow Hill
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 2004
Further Comments: Six friends walking across the park one evening spotted an extra dark shadow ahead of them. They thought it resembled a horse, although after a few moments realised it had a human torso and long skinny arms. The creature then headed towards the group - they fled. In the same year, another man was startled when a pair of long slender arms reached through a kitchen window and felt around the sink before withdrawing.


 
 


Thrower

Location: Worchester - Five Ways Inn
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: This misbehaving spirit reportedly threw several heavy items at one witness.


 
 


Grey Cat

Location: Worchester - Old Talbot public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Perceived by both man and animal, this ghostly cat has been known to brush up against people, only to vanish once their attention has been attracted.


 
 


Little Girl

Location: Worchester - St Helen's Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A young girl searches the floor of the church, as if looking for a small item she has dropped. If spoken to, the child runs off and vanishes into the shadows.


 
 


Amr's Resting Place

Location: Wormelow Tump - Tump (no longer present - destroyed in 1896)
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The Bowl Barrow or burial mound which once stood in the village was said to belong to Amr, King Arthur's son.


 
 


Woman in Silk

Location: Wormsley - Wormsley Grange
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Exact date unknown, but reputed to be around midnight
Further Comments: Two ghosts are said to haunt this building; a woman dressed in silk and a man in black.


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