The Following is a list and details of places in Ilkeston which have had paranormal, unexplained activity. Some are from reports in paper, by members of the public and other sources.
Bulls Head, Stanton Road, Little Hallam
Wine Voults – East Street (Town Centre)
– unexplained Activity (Smells, noises, Apparition)
The Havelock – White Lion Square – Stanton Road.
Relating to the bridge regarding a murder, also Horse and Cart noises, feelings, apparition and is site of the Gallows and Ducking stool.
The Market Inn – Market Place,
3 confirmed ghosts so far by investigators.
The old Anchor pub on Market Street
Wilkinson Store – Bath Street
Walkers on South Street, – now the Brewery tap
CO-OP Building – Now Apartments and Small shop Units
Takeaway – (Southern Fried Chicken),
Manners Chipshop – South Street
Toy Shop – South Street
This again was found derived from stories in the Advertiser. In the July 19 th edition of 1974, there is an account of the owner seeing the reflection of a ghost in the window behind him and his escape for the spectre.
Town Hall, Market Place, Ilkeston –
Backed with past events (including a fire that damaged the building) and police reports, even being called out to investigate.
Corner Cafe Building (incl Sewing Shop) – Market Street / Market Place
Hair Dressers (Fiona’s Bath Street)
Rutland Mills – Market street, Now flats
Rutland Garments now Premiere Furnishings
The Beacon (Ritz) Bingo Hall The Ritz – South Street-
investigations – Report
Erewash Museum – East Street
Hermits Cave – Dale Abbey – Unexplained Activity (Smells, noises, Apparition) – Account
Monks Sightings at Hermits Cave, Woods and various homes along the hermits/monks walk – Accounts
Sudbury House and former site of the College – Apparition and Paranormal Activity
Gallows Inn Close – (otherwise known as Gallows Inn Meadows) – Unexplained and Paranormal Activity (Smells, feelings, apparition, orbs and shadows/mass) – various homes
Ilkeston Advertiser Building, Heanor Road (Now Derbyshire Times)
JD Cafe (now the HOP) – Polterguiest Activity, Paranormal phenomena – Recent Reportings ARTICLE
Bennerley School B and T Block – Unexplained Activity (Smells, Noises) – Account
Hawthorn House – Multiple Poltergeist Activity, Smells, noises, attacks and other reports – REPORTS – (Demolished)
Homes built on small remaining part of Derby Street
We know one house to have been scene of mass murder.
Lime Street is currently active with
From feed back it seems a few houses on street are active. possible land haunting or related to a larger building preciously on site
Little Hallam Ln,
Wirksworth (KH), –
(New Housing Estate next to old Graveyard, and onsite of Hallcroft School)
Glebe Cresent and Sudbury Avenue
Ladywood (Kirkhallam) Woods – Various Activity
Blue Bells Woods, Woods –
Stanton Road Grave Yard –
St Marys Church Grave Yard – Market Place