St Johns Mansion - History And Hauntings From The Ghost Book
Come and discover the history and hauntings of St Johns Mansion in Warwickshire. Read chilling tales of spooky encounters and book yourself on a ghost hunt, if you dare......
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St Johns Mansion

St Johns Mansion Ghosts
LOCATION INFORMATION

LOCATION: Warwick, UK

DATE BUILT: 1750 

GRADE LISTED: Grade II

RUINED: No

ORIGINAL PURPOSE: A  mansion. 

OTHER USES: 1791-1900 the building was used to house a school, St Johns Academy. 1900s-1950s saw administration offices of the War Department at St Johns Mansion. In 1960, the museum was opened.    

PREVIOUS BUILDINGS ON SITE: A hospital once occupied the site from 1154. It was known as the Hospital of Saint John The Baptist. It also included a chapel and a graveyard. 

HISTORY

INTERESTING FACTS: 

CLAIM TO FAME: 

GRIZZLY HISTORY: Remains have been discovered at various points around the house during renovation work. In the 1830s, human bones were found in what was the kitchen garden. In 1987, workmen digging outside St Johns Court flats discovered two human skulls.

DEATHS: Two sisters died in the house. Jane Stoughton died on 22nd March 1755 from burn wounds. Her clothing caught light from an open fire. Ann Stoughton died after her sister. She died ‘of fright’ after the house was broken into.

HAUNTINGS

RESIDENT GHOSTS: 

• Ann Stoughton

• Jane Stoughton

• A violent man in the cellar

• Children 

TIMESPAN OF HAUNTINGS: Unknown.

REPORTED PARANORMAL ACTIVITY:

Audible: Footsteps and running heard. Laughter. A young girl talking. Moaning heard.

Visual: Full bodied apparitions. A woman has been seen looking out from a window. Shadows seen.

Intelligent: Unexplained tapping on request on investigators.

Sensory: Floral perfumed smelt. People report feeling pushed or grabbed by unseen hands.

Poltergeist: Doors slamming on their own. 

Technological:

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ST JOHNS MANSION GHOST HUNTS

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EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS

Have you experienced a spooky encounter at St Johns Mansion?

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INVESTIGATION FOOTAGE
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GHOST HUNTS AVAILABLE: Yes

CURB APPEAL:

FOOD & DRINK SERVED: No

ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE: No

ST JOHNS MANSION

St Johns, 

Warwick,  

Warwickshire

CV34 4NF

UK

heritage.warwickshire.gov.uk/museum-service/st-johns-house-museum