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Church of St. Agatha, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell

Murder at St. Agatha's: Death comes to Brightwell

6 January 2023

Parish church of St. Agatha, Church Lane, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell

The church of St. Agatha at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell was the scene of a grizzly murder in 1507, when the parish priest was stabbed to death at the alter.

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The Black Dog of Wilcote Woods

1 January 2023

Wilcote, West Oxfordshire

According to legend, a ritual involving priests, babies, bells, and ponds was used to lay the ghostly black dog that once terrorised Wilcote.

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The Bell Hotel, Faringdon

Ghosts of the Bell Hotel, Faringdon

30 December 2022

The Bell Hotel, 13 Market Place, Faringdon

This hotel is said to be haunted by the ghosts of either Cistercian monks, or mutinying soldiers from the English Civil War.

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A map of Christmas Common, circa 1960

Ghostly Horse Rider at Christmas Common

14 December 2022

Christmas Common

The hamlet of Christmas Common is said to be haunted by a ghostly horse and rider who startles drivers before disappearing into thin air.

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The Old Blueberry Inn, Blewbury

Ghosts and Murders at the Old Blueberry Inn, Blewbury

14 December 2022

The Old Blueberry Inn, London Road, Blewbury

The ghost of an ex-landlord is said to haunt the former Blueberry Inn, but there are also rumours of disappearing guests and bodies buried in the garden!

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The former Smith's blanket factory, Witney

The 'Witney Tragedy' - Murder on Bridge Street

22 November 2022

Bridge Street, Witney

John William Rose admitted shooting his father in the eye. Was he defending his mother, or was it cold-blooded murder?

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Bix Church

The ruins of St. James's church, Bix Bottom

14 November 2022

St. James's Church ruins, Bix Brand, Henley-on-Thames RG9 6BJ

These atmospheric ruins have been connected with paganism, witchcraft, lay lines and UFOs, as well as being used as a filming location for various horror films.

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Carter's Cottage, Watchfield

The Murder of Rhoda Carter at Watchfield

21 September 2022

Carter's Cottage, Chapel Hill, Watchfield

In 1893, Watchfield was the scene of one of the most famous and grizzly murders in Oxfordshire's history.

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Hinton Manor map

Ghost of a Red Lady at Hinton Manor

20 September 2022

Hinton Manor, Hinton Waldrist

The music room at Hinton Manor is said to be haunted by the ghost of a woman in a long red Elizabethan gown.

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Longwall Street, Oxford, looking south

The Site of Holywell Gallows, aka Gownsman's Gallows

19 September 2022

Junction of Longwall Street and Holywell Street, Oxford

The gallows that once stood on this site saw the brutal executions of the 1589 Catholic martyrs among others.

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