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St Margaret's Road, Oxford

A Time-slip in St Margaret's Road

St. Margaret's Road, Oxford

Did the Principal of St Margaret's College really witness scenes from hundreds of years previously on the streets of North Oxford?

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Banbury Cross and Horse Fair

A Statue to Dagon at Banbury?

Banbury Cross, A361, Banbury

In July 1600 the High Cross at Banbury was pulled down by Puritans, who considered the images thereon a form a pagan idolatry.

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Old Brasenose

The Sad Murder of an Oxfordshire Pedlar

Headington, Oxford

On an early morning in February 1887, a couple in Headington were awoken by the cry 'Missus! Missus! My mother's dead! He's killed her with a hammer!'

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Christ Church Cathedral

The Stain of Dean Liddell at Christ Church

Christ Church Cathedral, Christ Church College, St Aldate's, Oxford

After the death of Dean Henry Liddell in 1898, a stain with an uncanny resemblance to him appeared in Christ Church Cathedral.

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New College Chapel

The Ghost of Reverend Spooner

New College, Holywell Street, Oxford

New College is said to be haunted by the ghost of Reverend William Archibald Spooner, about whom the term 'Spoonerism' was coined.

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Chipping Norton map

A Cut Throat at Chipping Norton

Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

The troubled marriage of Joseph and Henrietta Walker ended in murder in 1887.

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Kettell Hall, Trinity College

Ghostly Twins at Trinity College

Trinity College, Broad Street, Oxford

Kettell Hall is reportedly haunted by the ghosts of twins who were scholars at the college in the early 20th century.

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Red Lion, Kidlington

Ghosts at the Red Lion

The Red Lion, Oxford Road, Kidlington

This Kidlington pub is reported to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who died in the fire that destroyed the pub's original building.

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Lodge Cottage, Blenheim Estate

Murder and Madness on Blenheim Estate

Water Meadow Gate, Blenheim Park, Bladon

Petty grievances can get out of hand among people who are forced to work together, as is shown by the murder of William Beckley.

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Queen's College Library

Ghosts of Queen's College Library

Queens College, High Street, Oxford

The ghost of the eccentric Cuthbert Shields is believed to have been released into the library at Queen's College after a box of his papers was opened in 1950.

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