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Bunting Nook Black Dog

A Black Dog with large eyes is said to have been encountered on Bunting Nook

Carbrook Hall Pub

Carbrook Hall is a Grade II listed public house. This building was a wing of the original Carbrook Hall which was added in 1620. Read More »

Cavendish Court Job Centre

According to an article by Alex Evans entitled ‘Halloween: Sheffield’s Top 10 most haunted places revealed’ which was published in The Star on 26 October 2015, the Cavendish Court Job Centre on Meetinghouse Lane may be haunted. Read More »

Highcliffe Road, Ecclesall

According to the following extract from an article by Alex Evans entitled ‘Halloween: Sheffield’s Top 10 most haunted places revealed’ which was published in The Star on 26 October 2015, Highcliffe Road is haunted by ‘A phantom woman who lurks along the road a Read More »

Pond Hill, Sheffield

The Old Queens Head public house is a Grade II listed building that dates from 1475 and is thought to be the oldest domestic building in Sheffield. Read More »

RAF Lindholme and Lindholme Willie

There are possibly two ghosts from the Lindhome area that have been referred to as Lindholme Willie, or a variation of that name. The first is associated with the story of a hermit known as William or William de Lindholme who’s ghost was said to haunt the moor. Read More »

Spinkhill to Killamarsh Black Dog

Apparently there have been reports of a black dog that has been seen seen on the road between Spinkhill and Killamarsh. It is thought to appears to lone drivers.

Spinkhill to Killamarsh Black Dog

Apparently there have been reports of a black dog that has been seen seen on the road between Spinkhill and Killamarsh. It is thought to appears to lone drivers.

Spring Heeled Jack – The Terror of the Black Country

Out of the dark, supernatural depths of Victorian England one name stands out. Jack.

Not Jack the Ripper, but a more supernatural fiend - Spring Heeled Jack! Read More »

Stocksbridge Bypass

The Stocksbridge Bypass linking the M1 Motorway and the A628 Woodhead Pass Road was opened in May 1988. Since its construction the road has been associated with strange experiences and a ghostly monk. Read More »

The Manor Castle, Sheffield

This pub sits in the grounds of the now ruined Manor Castle (or Manor Lodge) in Sheffield and is haunted by the apparition of a figure. When encountered by Jack Wright, the new Landlord he moved his family straight back out after three weeks of being continuously haunted, if not by seeing the figure then by feeling a presence. Read More »

The Old Queen’s Head, Pond Hill

The Old Queens Head public house is a Grade II listed building that dates from 1475 and is thought to be the oldest domestic building in Sheffield. Read More »

The Star, York Street

The following description about the haunting of the The Star’s building is extracted from an article by Alex Evans entitled ‘Halloween: Sheffield’s Top 10 most haunted places revealed’ which was published in The Star on 26 October 2015. ‘Campo Lane, in the city centre near the Cathedral, is the dividing line between ‘old Sheffield’ and the newer half o Read More »

The Star, York Street

The following description about the haunting of the The Star’s building is extracted from an article by Alex Evans entitled ‘Halloween: Sheffield’s Top 10 most haunted places revealed’ which was published in The Star on 26 October 2015. ‘Campo Read More »

The Strines Inn, Bradfield

The Strines Inn is a Grade II listed building which historically has its roots in the 13th century. The Worrall family built a manor house here in 1275 though this was rebuilt and enlarged around 1560. The Inn is situated on the Mortimer Road, which was a Turnpike Road between Grindleford and Penistone built by Hans Winthrop Mortimer (Born 1734 - Died 1807), Member of Parliament for Shaftesbury. Read More »

Vickers Corridor, Northern General Hospital

The Vickers Corridor at the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield is named after Edward Vickers and has a reputation of being haunted. Read More »

Wentworth Woodhouse

Wentworth Woodhouse is a Grade I listed building and with somewhere between 300 and 365 rooms, five miles of corridors and 250,000 square feet of floor space, it is one of the largest houses in the United Kingdom. Read More »

West Bar Roundabout

The following description is extracted from an article by Alex Evans entitled ‘Halloween: Sheffield’s Top 10 most haunted places revealed’ which was published in The Star on 26 October 2015. Read More »

William de Lindholme (Lindholme Willie)

There have been two ghosts referred to as Lindholme Willie. One is usually associated with what is thought by some to be a Polish WWII bomber crewman and the second a hermit known as William de Lindholme. Read More »

Yorkshire Witches by Eileen Rennison

Yorkshire Witches by Eileen Rennison

We no longer believe in witches as our ancestors once did. However, in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, any unforeseen or unexplained events were likely to be attributed to witchcraft. Read More »

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