Mystery over ‘loud rumbling noises’ heard overnight in Doncaster village

Residents of a Doncaster area village have reported hearing a mystery ‘loud rumbling noise’ last night.

By Darren Burke
Thursday, 31 January, 2019, 10:24

People living in the Sprotbrough reported hearing a series of noises in the early hours – with several theories suggested for the mystery sounds.

Katy Straker wrote on Facebook: “Has anyone else heard a loud rumbling noise that has been happening about every 20 minutes throughout the night and still happening?

The noises were heard in the Sprotbrough area last night

Natalie Ann Sawbridge said: “I thought it was a dream. Felt it and heard it around 6.30.”

Haley Mellins posted that she had also heard it and added “about 5:30 when I got up, I thought it was the helicopter.”

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Joan Bradley said: “It happens regularly. My hubby wonders if it is the quarry.”

Darcey Edwards said: “The railway lines are noisier in the cold apparently, so might be that.”

Natalie Ann Sawbridge added: “I wondered if it was a huge old train going past but it shook our house and we aren’t that close to the lines.”