18 April 2023
Highwayman-obsessed Horace Wright was described by some as 'the modern Dick Turpin', but by others as 'a candidate for an asylum'!
27 March 2023
4 Burford Rd, Filkins, Lechlade
14 February 2023
5 Folly Bridge, Abingdon Road
Just two years after it was built, the owner of Caudwell's Castle found himself on trial for shooting a student who had been tampering with his ornamental cannons!
13 January 2023
Swinbrook Manor, Swinbrook
In 1806 Swinbrook locals started to believe there was something decidedly odd about the new tenants for Swinbrook Manor...
8 June 2022
Capps Lodge, A361, Fulbrook
7 June 2022
Antiques @ the George, High Street, Burford
Notorious 18th-century criminals Tom and Harry Dunsdon are said to still haunt the pub that their bodies paid a visit to in between their execution and gibbeting!
17 December 2021
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.
1 December 2021
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!
17 November 2021
Church Road, Wheatley
This unusual hexagonal building was built in 1834 to house criminals and drunks until they could be taken to the Oxford magistrate.
27 October 2021
The White Hart Inn, Grove Street, Wantage
During the Wantage Fair of 1833, the body of the landlady of the White Hart Inn was found, her head severed by a single blow.
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