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.
River Thames near Kennington
When Charles Andrews drowned in the Thames near Kennington it sparked an inter-county argument over who was responsible for his body.
Bridge Street, Witney
The ghostly body of a drowned priest can be seen floating in the River Windrush as it flows below the bridge at Bridge Street, Witney.
Iffley Lock, Church Way, Iffley
A superstition about corpses passing through toll gates has caused trouble for the operators of Iffley Lock toll on a number of occasions.
Asthall Manor, Asthall
Asthall has its own variant on the classic phantom hitch-hiker urban legend concerning a vanishing 'gypsy-like' girl.
Sandford Lock, Sandford-on-Thames, Oxford
The weir known as Sandford Lasher has a terrible reputation for taking the lives of unwary swimmers, including the boy who inspired 'Peter Pan'.
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