Greater London - W4

 
 


Striding Grey Man

Location: W4 - Acton Green common, near Turnham Green tube station
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 06.45h, Thursday 12 February 2004
Further Comments: This semi transparent entity was observed walking parallel to the railway line, wearing a knee length cape. The dark grey figure vanished when the witness momentarily looked away.


 
 


Eleanor of Castille

Location: W4 - Blackfriar's Priory, Queen Victoria Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The ruined building houses this former Queen's heart, and it is she who is said to now walk the area.


 
 


Bacon

Location: W4 - Chiswick House, off Burlington Lane
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The smell of frying bacon haunts the north wing, where the kitchens once stood in the nineteenth century. Lady Burlington is reported to haunt her former bedroom, appearing as a reflection in a mirror on the wall.


 
 


Mrs Abercrombie Walking

Location: W4 - Chiswick Police Station, Chiswick High Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: The site of a grisly murder in 1792, when Mrs Abercrombie's son-in-law hit her several times with a large axe. The woman is now said to haunt the building; when not heard pacing around, she materialises in the upper regions.


 
 


Dissipating Mist

Location: W4 - Former Chiswick Warehouse, now apartments (Heathfield Terrace)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth Century
Further Comments: A misty, indistinct apparition reportedly haunted the upper areas of the warehouse, quickly disappearing if anyone came too near.


 
 


White Figure

Location: W4 - Hammersmith Churchyard and Black Lion Lane area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1804
Further Comments: This ghost was blamed for the death of a local woman, who collapsed and died a few hours after witnessing the entity. A hunt for the spook resulted in another local man being shot by mistake (he was wearing white clothing), and the ghost sightings trailed off soon after.


 
 


Man in Wide Brimmed Hat

Location: W4 - Old Burlington, Church Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Once a public house, this building is reportedly haunted by a man wearing a black cloak and wide brimmed hat, nicknamed Percy.


 
 


Three Men

Location: W4 - Old Pack Horse, 434 Chiswick High Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000
Further Comments: Four staff in total reported seeing three phantom men in a certain room of the pub - a young boy, and man in his twenties, and an older man. The man in his twenties would also be heard whistling. A former landlord also reported seeing a horse in the cellar.


 
 


Flying Money

Location: W4 - Private house, Esmond Road, Cheswick
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: July 1956
Further Comments: A polt outbreak here saw dozens of coins and other small metallic items fly across rooms and hit witnesses - the events stopped once the family's son was sent away to live with relatives.


 
 


Medieval Knight

Location: W4 - Private residence, Turnham Green
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Circa 1954
Further Comments: A composer and their daughter were said to have lived in a house haunted by a medieval knight.


 
 


Cromwell's Daughters

Location: W4 - St Nicholas's Churchyard, Church Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Walking in the churchyard at the crack of dawn, Mary and Frances head towards their unmarked graves and vanish.


 
 


Woman in Black

Location: W4 - Tabard Inn, Bath Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Seen sitting alone at a table in the public house, this old woman appeared to be whistling a tune, though no sound could be heard.


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