Ghosts of South Tyneside: 13 of the most haunted places in the borough - and the spirits said to walk them

From spectral vikings and ghostly cavaliers to a cleaning lady who keeps up her duties even after death, there is no shortage of ghost stories in South Tyneside.
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Ghosts of South Tyneside

Here's a look at some of the spookiest spots in the area, and the ghost stories and legends associated with them. We've drawn on our own archives. including Mike Hallowell's Wraithscape columns and a feature on the Ghostly Taverns book by Darren Ritson and Michael Hallowell.