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University College Oxford

The Ghost of Obadiah Walker

University College, High Street, Oxford

University College is said to be haunted by the ghost of Obadiah Walker, who was Master of the college during the latter half of the 17th century.

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Wadham College

Ghostly Monks at Wadham College

Wadham College, Park Road, Oxford

Wadham College stands on the site of an Augustinian Priory. Sightings of ghostly monks have long been reported in the college grounds.

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Blandy House

Mary Blandy's House

Blandy House, Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames

The murder Mary Blandy is perhaps Henley-on-Thames's most notorious former resident.

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Woodeaton

Murder of a Woodeaton Gamekeeper

Woodeaton, Oxfordshire

The body of Woodeaton gamekeeper Thomas Cooper was found face down in the mud in the early hours of 4 November 1835. He had been murdered.

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Woodcote

A Murder in Woodcote

Woodcote, Wallingford

On 7 May 1839 the widow Fanny Phillips was found murdered in her bed, her life savings of £300 stolen. And her murderer nearly got away with it!

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The Hoar Stone, Enstone

The Hoar Stone at Enstone

B4022, Enstone

This Neolithic monument stands at the intersection of two lay lines. The largest stone is believed to walk to the pub on Midsummer's eve for a drink.

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Hawk Stone at Dean

The Hawk Stone at Dean

Dean, near Spelsbury

It is believed that the cleft at the top of this standing stone was made by the chains of the witches who were chained to the stone to be burned.

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Saint Mary the Virgin, Chipping Norton

Ghost of a Hanged Vicar at Chipping Norton

St Mary's Church, Church Street, Chipping Norton

Vicar Henry Joyes was hanged in chains from Chipping Norton church tower for his part in the Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Rising of 1549.

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Wychwood Way

Murder in Wychwood Forest

Wychwood Forest, West Oxfordshire

"My neck is but very short now, perhaps it may be longer at midsummer!" - William James, who was hanged for the murder of gamekeeper James Millen in 1824.

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All Saints Faringdon

The Headless Ghost of Hamilton Tighe

All Saints Faringdon, Church Street, Faringdon

There are two possible stories of how a headless ghost came to haunt the churchyard at All Saints Farringdon.

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