18 April 2021
White Horse Hill, Uffington, Oxfordshire
Many myths and legends surround the bronze age hill carving on White Horse Hill, which for centuries was the site of a local fair.
14 April 2021
Banbury Cross, A361, Banbury
In July 1600 the High Cross at Banbury was pulled down by Puritans, who considered the images thereon a form a pagan idolatry.
16 March 2021
This Neolithic monument stands at the intersection of two lay lines. The largest stone is believed to walk to the pub on Midsummer's eve for a drink.
Dean, near Spelsbury
It is believed that the cleft at the top of this standing stone was made by the chains of the witches who were chained to the stone to be burned.
12 March 2021
Wilcote, North Leigh, West Oxfordshire
The ghosts of the wicked Lord and Lady Wilcote are said to haunt the church and surrounding lanes around Wilcote.
Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire
The Neolithic henge and stone circle at Stanton Harcourt is said to be the result of a wager between the Devil and a beggar.
11 March 2021
Queen's College, High Street, Oxford
A near miss with a wild boar inspired an unusual culinary tradition at Queen's College, Oxford
10 March 2021
Brasenose College, Radcliffe Square, Oxford
According to legend the name of Brasenose College comes from a speaking brass door knocker created by the medieval philosopher Roger Bacon.