Published On: Tue, Oct 28th, 2014 on 12:56 pm

Yorkshire ranked as the most haunted county in England

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The county of Yorkshire has the highest number of places of paranormal interest in the country.

The Paranormal Database, which has recorded over 10,000 reports of hauntings, curses and other unexplained activity across England, compiled the data this month.

Out of all the counties in the UK, Yorkshire is listed as the most haunted.

Coming in second is Greater London, with 576 reports, then Lancashire with 512. Essex and Sussex are the fourth and fifth most haunted counties in England, with 462 and 412 reports respectively.

Yorkshire is apparently home to hundreds of haunted apparitions, including poltergeists and phantom dogs, according to the database.

The former police building in Halifax has had various reports of unidentified whistling, doors opening and closing themselves, cold spots, and ringing bells that were connected to empty cells.

In Bradford, a hooded nun reportedly walks near the driveway of Bingley’s Gawthorpe Hall, still in denial of her death at the hands of the man she loved.

At Bolling Hall, a ghostly grey lady appeared to the Earl of Newcastle several times over four nights. Ghost hunters frequently visit the building, and also use ouija boards.

St George’s Square Station in Huddersfield is reportedly home to the ghost of a porter who was hit by a train and forced to retire early due to the injuries he received. His laugh can supposedly be heard when there is an accident on the site, or a narrowly avoided mishap.

Armley Prison, located in Leeds, has been said to be occupied by a phantom who moves around in the cells. A former employee reported prison officers in Victorian uniform and the sounds of clanging chains.

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