It is commonly known that the city of York is one of Europe’s most haunted places.
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.
1. Nostell Priory, Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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.
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.