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The Swan Inn, Rose Island, River Thames

Drowned Man Causes Oxfordshire/Berkshire Dispute

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.

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The River Windrush flowing under the bridge at Bridge Street, Witney.

A Ghost in the Windrush at Witney

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.

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Iffley Lock

Corpse Trouble at Iffley Lock Toll

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.

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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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Sandford Lasher

Sandford Lasher: Oxfordshire's Most Deadly Water?

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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