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Ghosts of Hartlepool: 13 of the town's most haunted places - and the spirits that walk them

From a Grey Lady haunting the Headland to a spectral mechanic in the cellar of Popworld, Hartlepool has no shortage of ghost stories.

Here's a look at some of the spookiest spots in the area. More details on these stories are available in the book Haunted Hartlepool and East Durham, by Paul Screeton.

A Grey Lady is said to patrol the Headland graveyard, the cellars of The Cosmopolitan pub and once made the corridors of St Hildas Hospital her own.

1. The Grey Lady of the Headland

A Grey Lady is said to patrol the Headland graveyard, the cellars of The Cosmopolitan pub and once made the corridors of St Hildas Hospital her own.
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Said to be home to a glamorous ghost with bleached blond hair. Mysteriously spilling drinks have also been reported.

2. Jacksons Arms, Tower Street

Said to be home to a glamorous ghost with bleached blond hair. Mysteriously spilling drinks have also been reported.
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Legend has it a worker was accidentally locked inside a refrigerated loft and froze to death. His spirit has been blamed for moving furniture. Another ghost is thought to be Jane Waldon, a member of the brewerys founding family

3. Camerons Brewery

Legend has it a worker was accidentally locked inside a refrigerated loft and froze to death. His spirit has been blamed for moving furniture. Another ghost is thought to be Jane Waldon, a member of the brewerys founding family
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The cellar of the former Yates's Wine Bar, which has now become a Popworld nightspot, was reportedly haunted by the ghost of a mechanic sporting a flat cap. Has he stayed on now his home has a new vibe?

4. Popworld, Victoria Road

The cellar of the former Yates's Wine Bar, which has now become a Popworld nightspot, was reportedly haunted by the ghost of a mechanic sporting a flat cap. Has he stayed on now his home has a new vibe?
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