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The Burford Dragon Ceremony (1980)

Dragon Ceremony at Burford

Burford

Every midsummer a dragon puppet is paraded through the streets of Burford in a ceremony that dates back over 1200 years.

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Dick Turpin

A Ghostly Highwayman on the B4047

B4047, between Witney and Burford.

The old Witney-Burford road is haunted by a black-clad highwayman in the garb of the 18th century.

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Mists in the Evenlode valley at Swinbrook.

The Ghost of Swinbrook Bridge

The Bridge, Swinbrook

Could the bridge at Swinbrook be haunted by the ghost of a young woman searching for her baby?

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Asthall

Phantom Hitch-hiker at Asthall

Asthall Manor, Asthall

Asthall has its own variant on the classic phantom hitch-hiker urban legend concerning a vanishing 'gypsy-like' girl.

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Symon Wysdom's House, Burford

Wife Selling and Rough Music in Burford

Symon Wysdom's House, 1 High Street, Burford

A Burford man who attempted to 'sell' his wife at Chipping Norton market in 1855 got more than he bargained for!

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Fulbrook

The Despicable Dunsdons of Fulbrook

Fulbrook, Burford

The Dunsdon brothers of Fulbrook were once the most feared criminal gang in all of Wychwood, but they met their end due to a bungled burglary that resulted in a severed arm!

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The monument to Sir Lawrence Tanfield in Burford Church.

The Wicked Tanfields of Burford

Burford Church, Church Lane, Burford

Lord and Lady Tanfield are perhaps the most hated residents in all of Burford's history. Their ghosts were said to ride a fiery coach over rooftops throughout the town before being finally layed beneath Burford bridge.

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Haunted Burford Priory

Burford Priory, Priory Lane, Burford

Burford Priory dates back to the 13th century, and its ghostly apparitions include an old-fashioned gamekeeper and a brown monk.

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