World Reviewer rating

Not yet rated

Paranormal activity at Calvados Castle

Listed under Paranormal in Normandy, France.

Photo of Paranormal activity at Calvados Castle
Photo by flickr user philoo 14
Pin It

The A three-month period of paranormal activity is said to have been inflicted on Monsieur de X and his family (anonymous in what are believed to be his own documentations of the events), who inherited Calvados Castle in 1865.

Built on the ruins of an unidentified earlier building, the castle is said to have afforded its owners and their servants an unusually vigorous and persistent experience of poltergeist activity. Heavy objects could be heard being dragged up and down the stairs, a creature which sounded as though it was walking on stumps seemed to move about the building, bedroom doors were hammered upon, bolts unlocked by unseen hands and shrieks of despair and the moving of objects occurred in the 'Green Room'.

At the peak of the haunting, as it was recorded, the ghost played the locked organ, knocked over furniture and sent water rushing down the chimney, scattering the lit coals in the face of the children's tutor.

An exorcism is said to have calmed the activity temporarily, but that it returned on the priest's departure, and the family moved soon afterwards.

Monsieur X's journal was published in the Annales des Sciences Psychiques in 1893.

Written by  larapiegeler.

Comments, reviews and questions by other travellers

It's called "château du tourneur" or "château des noyers" and it's located in Vire ( Normandy ).The castle burnt 32 or 33 years ago.The green room, the most haunted, had not burnt.The owner was the count Ferdinand Lescaudey de Maneville.The actual mayor of the city is the grand gand...son of the cooking woman who wrote (as did the count)about the paranormal activity.This was an extraordinary poltergeist.Sorry for my very bad english.Here is a link :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sul5wbL9WU

Where is Calvados Castle?

There are several articles about the activity but none of them state where Calvados Castle is situated.

1 Reply

It's in Normandy, France. If you click on the map tab on this page you can see it located on a map.

Post a comment, review or question

I want to
Question
My comment - optional
Rating - how would you rate this place or experience?
 

Who's been here

No travelers have told us they have been here. Have you?

Similar Experiences

Nearby Experiences

  • Mont St. Michel

    Off the coast of Normandy rises a small islet dominated by the magnificent monastery and cathedral of Mont St. Michel, one of F…

  • Bayeux Tapestry (Unknown)

    'The Bayeux Tapestry (French: Tapisserie de Bayeux) is a 50 cm by 70 m (20 in by 230 ft) long embroidered cloth which depicts t…

  • Bayeux Commonwealth War Cemetery

    The Bayeux Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery is the second largest Allied cemetery in Normandy after the American Cem…

Related links

Contribute to this page