If you’ve ever wondered if anywhere in Leeds houses any resident ghosts or a ghoulish past, then these are 10 allegedly haunted locations in and around the city. Photos are for illustrative purposes only.
1. Temple Newsam
Temple Newsam is said to have two famous resident ghosts. One is known as the Blue Lady who is said to have died two weeks after being robbed, and the second is the ghost of Phoebe Gray, a nursemaid at Temple Newsam who was murdered by a servant.
2. Bronte Hall, Leeds Beckett University
A security guard reported opening up the empty building one morning and hearing the sound of somebody exhaling sharply right behind him. It is rumoured to be the ghost of a former lecturer, who died in the building around 1920.
3. Abbey Inn
The Abbey Inn boasts a ghoulish line-up which includes a grey lady, a phantom figure of Guy Fawkes and a mysterious cloaked spectre. The pub has seen its fair share of strange goings-on throughout its history.
4. Thackray Medical Museum
Thackray Medical Museum was formerly the old Workhouse Building of St James’ Hospital, but people have reported the sound of footsteps, banging and knocking, and the sighting of a waving woman, and a man in a white coat.