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Enstone

Poltergeists of the Hall family

Enstone, Oxfordshire

Supernatural events hounded blacksmith Thomas Hall and his wife Ann, including the sound of a cock loudly crowing, smashing crockery and gunshots.

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Godstow Abbey

Fair Rosamund at Godstow

Godstow Nunnery, Wolvercote, Oxford

The tragic ghost Henry II's mistress Rosamund Clifford is said to haunt the ruins of Godstow Abbey, Wolvercote.

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Wilcote House, Wilcote

A Wilcote Haunting

Wilcote, North Leigh, West Oxfordshire

The ghosts of the wicked Lord and Lady Wilcote are said to haunt the church and surrounding lanes around Wilcote.

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Devil's Quoits

The Devil's Quoits

Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire

The Neolithic henge and stone circle at Stanton Harcourt is said to be the result of a wager between the Devil and a beggar.

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A wild boar

Christmas Traditions at Queen's College

Queen's College, High Street, Oxford

A near miss with a wild boar inspired an unusual culinary tradition at Queen's College, Oxford

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Roger Bacon

The Brazen Head at Brasenose College

Brasenose College, Radcliffe Square, Oxford

According to legend the name of Brasenose College comes from a speaking brass door knocker created by the medieval philosopher Roger Bacon.

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Divinity Road

A Murderous Student in Divinity Road

Divinity Road, East Oxford

"One moonshiny night, as I sat high, Waiting for one to come by, The boughs did bend, my heart did ache, To see what hole the fox did make."

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Black Cat

The Beast of Otmoor

Upper Arncott, Oxfordshire

Sightings of big cats have been reported in the area of Otmoor for the last 30 years. Does the area have its own crypto-zoological mystery?

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Otmoor

Miraculous Oats of Otmoor

Otmoor, Oxford

The legend of how Otmoor got its name features a Lady Godiva-esque women, a horse and an astonishing sheaf of oats .

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The Wilcote Tomb at St. Mary's Church, North Leigh

Tombs and Prophecies at North Leigh

St Mary's Church, Church Lane, North Leigh

Legends about St. Mary's Church at North Leigh include a love spell gone wrong, and the tomb of the hated Lord and Lady Wilcote that may carry a curse.

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