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.
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.
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.
Supernatural events hounded blacksmith Thomas Hall and his wife Ann, including the sound of a cock loudly crowing, smashing crockery and gunshots.
Godstow Nunnery, Wolvercote, Oxford
The tragic ghost Henry II's mistress Rosamund Clifford is said to haunt the ruins of Godstow Abbey, Wolvercote.
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.
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.
Queen's College, High Street, Oxford
A near miss with a wild boar inspired an unusual culinary tradition at Queen's College, Oxford
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.
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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