St Nicholas Church, Alcester

Inside the Parish Church of St Nicholas in Alcester (parts of which date back to the 14th century) can be found the tomb of Sir Fulke Greville (Died 10 November 1559) and his wife Elizabeth Willoughby, 3rd Baroness Willoughby de Broke, de jure 11th Baroness Latimer (Born 1512 – Buried 15 November 1562) and it was beside this tomb, according to the Paranormal Database, that the apparition of the af

The Plough@Eathorpe

The Plough Inn (now The Plough@Eathorpe) is an 18th century coaching house situated on the Fosse Way, the Roman road that linked Exeter with Lincoln. There are stories associated with the pub being haunted. The outline of a figure is said to have been reported walking across the bar area and one member of staff is thought to have been poked in the shoulder whilst mopping the floor.

Lady Godiva

The following examination of the legend of Lady Godiva is by Edwin Sidney Hartland and appears in his ‘The Science of Fairy Tales’ (1891).

Ilmington Hunter

In ‘The Folklore Of Warwickshire’ (1976) Roy Palmer mentions the following tale of an Ilmington man, who, ‘with a pack of harriers became obsessed with hunting to the exclusion of everything else, including attendance at church. One night he went out to his hounds when they were howling, but they did not recognise him, and tore him to pieces.

Lawford Hall, Little Lawford

Lawford Hall near Long Lawford no longer exists and on the site of this building can now be found Hall Farm. Lawford Hall had a reputation of being haunted and the following account of this ghost appeared in ‘The Folklore Of Warwickshire’ (1976) by Roy Palmer. ‘The Boughton family lived at Lawford Hall, which stood not far from the Avon at Little Lawford, near Rugby.

A428 Ghost

According to ‘The Folklore Of Warwickshire’ (1976) by Roy Palmer, ‘Drivers on the Coventry-Rugby road have been terrified at the approach of a lorry on the wrong side of the road. At the last spit-second, when a head-on collision seems inevitable, the lorry proves to be a phantom, and vanishes.’ 

I am unsure where exactly on the A428 the phantom lorry has been seen.

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Old Flam

Any unexplained noise was supposed to be caused by ‘the ghost of old Flam’ — apparently a harmless spectre, but no one seems to know who he was.
[The Folklore Of Warwickshire (1976) by Roy Palmer]

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Dobbin

Dobbin were lazy creatures who would attach themselves to a particular farm. In times of trouble they sometimes exerted themselves on behalf of the family.
[The Folklore Of Warwickshire (1976) by Roy Palmer]