Jesus College, Turl Street, Oxford
An unusual digging ghost was reportedly witnessed at Jesus College in 1947. It is believed to be connected to a Civil War legend.
Castle Yard, New Street, Oxford
Execution by hanging in the 17th Century was often a messy and imprecise business, but rarely so much as in the failed hanging of Anne Greene in 1650.
Exeter College, Turl Street, Oxford
A headless ghost, a broken statue and a meeting of 'The Unbelievers Club' sets the scene for this creepy college tale.
Williamscot, near Banbury
In January 1852 a young Italian immigrant told authorities in Banbury that robbers had killed his uncle. However, the truth was very different...
Magdalen College, High Street, Oxford
The ghosts believed to haunt Magdalen College include that Oscar Wilde, Jesuit martyr George Napier and a selection of monks, some headless!
A361, Pudlicote, Chipping Norton
The ghost of a 'white lady' known as 'Gran' is said to haunt a junction near Pudlicote, Chipping Norton. Some say she hid a hoard of sovereigns nearby.
Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford
The 'Black Assize' was the name given to the assize courts held at Oxford in 1577, during which at least 300 people died of an unknown illness.
Meeting House Lane, Witney
"I shall kill Ann Merrick tonight or tomorrow night. And there's another down the street I'd like to serve the same. My sister!"
Heyford Road, A4095, Kirtlington
Kirtlington village pond is said to house the troublesome ghost of unpopular 18th Century aristocrat Sir James Dashwood.
Broad Street, Oxford
An iron cross marks the spot where three bishops were burned at the stake in 1555 and 1556 for refusing to convert to Catholicism.
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