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Meeting House Lane

The Murder of Ann Merrick

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!"

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Kirtlington Pond

The Ghost of Sir James Dashwood

Heyford Road, A4095, Kirtlington

Kirtlington village pond is said to house the troublesome ghost of unpopular 18th Century aristocrat Sir James Dashwood.

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Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley being burned at the stake

The Burning of the Oxford Martyrs

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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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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