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Lambridge Farm, Henley-on-Thames

The Unsolved Murder of Kate Dungey

Longridge Farm, Henley-on-Thames

The violent murder of Kate Dungey shocked the town of Henley in 1893, and over a century later the identity of her murderer remains a mystery!

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Woodcut of fairies dancing in a ring

Fairies and Goblins at Adwell Cop

Adwell Cop, near Adwell, South Oxfordshire

Tales of fairies have long been associated with the long barrow that tops this South Oxfordshire hill.

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Bampton Manor House

An Exorcism at Bampton Manor House

Broad Street, Bampton

When troubled by a restless spirit, the residents at Bampton Manor House opted to trap the ghost in a barrel of beer!

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A map to The Plain

A roundabout above a graveyard

The Plain, St. Clement's, Oxford

Travellers across the Plain may not be aware that they are crossing the site of a disused graveyard.

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Saint Mary's Church, Bampton

Halloween Divination at Bampton Church

Church Lane, Bampton

If you wished to find out who was going to die in Bampton, you just needed to go to the church at midnight on 31 October!

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Adderbury church

The Ghost of Sir George Cobb

Sir Georges Lane, Adderbury

It is claimed that the spectral funeral coach of Sir George Cobb can be seen in the vicinity of his former home in Adderbury.

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A map of Banbury circa 1900

Man assaults woman, claims to be bulldog

North Bar Street, Banbury

In 1873 Richard Eden assaulted Elizabeth Gunn in North Bar Street, Banbury. At his trial, he made some startling claims.

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Wheatley lock-up

The Wheatley village lock-up

Church Road, Wheatley

This unusual hexagonal building was built in 1834 to house criminals and drunks until they could be taken to the Oxford magistrate.

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St. Helen's Church, West St. Helen's Street, Abingdon

Poltergeist in West St Helen Street

West St Helen Street, Abingdon

In May 1891, Abingdon was troubled by a poltergeist who persistently threw objects through windows in the vicinity of West St Helen Street.

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Grove Street, Oxford

Magpie Lane or Grope Lane?

Magpie Lane, Oxford

This Oxford street once went by a considerably cruder name than it does today!

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