Another Warwickshire road ghost has become known as the ‘Hitchhiker of Ragley Hall’. Drivers have apparently stopped and given an old lady described as wearing a shawl and bonnet a lift to Dunnington Cross only to have her disappear.
Specific Location: Alcester
The Paranormal Database refers to a road ghost on the A435 near Coughton Court which dates from the 1990s. Described as a middle aged woman in a beige raincoat she has been seen stepping out into the road then vanishing. This has apparently been seen several times and caused at least
A Pink Lady was said to haunt the area around the Tapestry Bedroom in the Grade I listed Coughton Court, though she is thought to have been exorcised in the early 20th century. The seat of the Throckmorton family, who owned the estate from 1409, Coughton Court is probably best known for its links with the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.
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
There are two stories associated with this conical hill just off the road between Stratford and Alcester known as the Devil’s Bag of Nuts and Alcock’s Arbour. One 21 September which is the known as the Devil’s Nutting Day, Satan was collecting nuts when he was surprised by the Virgin Mary.