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A map of Baldon House, 1897

A Haunted Bridge at Baldon House

Baldon House, Marsh Baldon

The lake at Baldon House is said to be haunted by the ghosts of a family who drowned there in the late nineteenth century.

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Woodcut of Witches

James Jagger, Magical Cunning Man of Bicester

Priory Road, Bicester

Eighteenth-century cunning man James Jagger was famed in Bicester for his ability to magically find lost objects and detect thieves.

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Charlbury Anti-Vaccination Protest Poster, 1897

Charlbury Anti-Vaccination Riots of 1897

Church Street, Charlbury

In 1897, riotous scenes in Charlbury made headlines nationwide as the small town found itself at the centre of the debate around compulsory smallpox vaccinations.

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St. Mary's Church, Thame

The Grey Lady of St. Mary's Church

St. Mary's Church, Church Road, Thame

The ghost of a lady in grey has been reported since the 1880s, often brushing past unsuspecting visitors on the belfry stairs!

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A map of Taston circa 1896

Thor Stone at Taston

Taston Road, Taston

This standing stone is said to be all that remains of a lightning bolt thrown to earth by the Norse God Thor!

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The River Evenlode

Beating the Bounds Tragedy at Charlbury

River Evenlode, Charlbury

A quaint custom ended in disaster in 1924 when a capsized boat on the River Evenlode resulted in the drowning of three children.

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John Clavell in Brasenose Lane, Oxford

John Clavell: Scholar, Poet, Highwayman

Brasenose College, Radcliffe Square

John Clavell became famous in the 1620s for the repentant poetry he wrote while in prison awaiting trial for highway robbery.

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Lyneham Longbarrow

A Headless Encounter at Lyneham Longbarrow

A361, Burford - Chipping Norton

A man claims to have encountered a headless figure one dark winters night while walking from Chipping Norton to Burford.

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Fringford Mill

Corpse Lights at Fringford Mill

A4421, Fringford

Spooky lights around Fringford Mill have been blamed for causing mishaps and even deaths.

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Lambridge Farm, Henley-on-Thames

The Unsolved Murder of Kate Dungey

Longridge Farm, Henley-on-Thames

The violent murder of Kate Dungey shocked the town of Henley in 1893, and over a century later the identity of her murderer remains a mystery!

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