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.
29 March 2022
Merton Street, Oxford
In the 1830s, university authorities were locked in an ongoing battle of wits with students intent on stealing college door knockers!
1 November 2021
Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford
J.R.R. Tolkien's ghost is said to walk the quads and corridors of Merton College, leaving behind it a distinctive whiff of pipe smoke!
11 October 2021
Randolph Hotel, Beaumont Street, Oxford
In March 1870, Lord Randolph Churchill was arrested for an alleged drunken assault on a police constable outside the Randolph Hotel.
26 February 2021
Dead Man's walk, Merton College, Oxford
Royalist Francis Windebank was executed by firing squad outside Oxford Town Hall in 1645. His ghost can be seen walking the nearby path known as Dead Man's Walk.
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