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!
22 November 2021
North Bar Street, Banbury
In 1873 Richard Eden assaulted Elizabeth Gunn in North Bar Street, Banbury. At his trial, he made some startling claims.
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.
29 March 2021
Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford
The 'Black Assize' was the name given to the assize courts held at Oxford in 1577, during which at least 300 people died of an unknown illness.
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