These are 9 of Yorkshire’s most haunted buildings

It is commonly known that the city of York is one of Europe’s most haunted places.

Haunted houses
Haunted houses

However, there are a variety of places throughout the region of Yorkshire, which are believed to be haunted by a wide array of ghosts and ghouls, some dating back to hundreds of years ago.

This 18th century palladian house has its very own ghost, Nancy. Nancy was a maid who worked at the house, who died in the 1920s by decapitation after putting her head into a lift shaft to see where the next car was.

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30 East Drive is a 3-bed semi-detached house located in Pontefract. This house is not haunted by a friendly ghost, but the Black Monk of Pontefract, whom is believed to be one of the Europes most violent poltergeists.
The Blue Lady and Phoebe Gray are two of the most well-known ghosts which are said to roam the halls of the house. The Blue Lady is said to be the ghost of Lady Mary Ingram and Phoebe Gray was a nursemaid at Temple Newsam.
The Annison Funeral Parlour is now a pharmacy, but it is believed that the spirit of Mary Jane Langley, an 18-year-old who was murdered is 1891, haunts this building. It was one of the last places she visited before she died.
In the past a ghostly choir has been heard chanting in the Chapel of Nine Altars, and in the nearby Fountains Hall, it is believed that the daughter of Sir Stephen Proctor, who built the hall, haunts the place.
Ripon Workhouse Museum is a former workhouse and one of the ghosts who frequents the hallways is believed to be a man named Gordon, who used to work there. He is said to have appeared to a number of tourists over the years.
East Riddlesden Hall is said to be one of Britain's most haunted houses. It is said to be haunted by a number of spirits, including the Grey Lady and the White Lady'.
York is known for its ghostly past and the Golden Fleece Inn, a former coaching inn, is believed to be Englands most haunted pubs, with as many as 15 different spirits spotted there.
Nunnington Hall is a 17th century country house and it is said that there are several ghosts which haunt this house, including several reports of child spirits, whose whispers can be heard even from the attic.