Longridge Farm, Henley-on-Thames
The violent murder of Kate Dungey shocked the town of Henley in 1893, and over a century later the identity of her murderer remains a mystery!
North Bar Street, Banbury
In 1873 Richard Eden assaulted Elizabeth Gunn in North Bar Street, Banbury. At his trial, he made some startling claims.
Church Road, Wheatley
This unusual hexagonal building was built in 1834 to house criminals and drunks until they could be taken to the Oxford magistrate.
St. Mary's Church, Church Walk, Upper Heyford
In 1885, Frederick Charles Walton was found shot in the head near the church shortly after Sunday service. Murder or accident?
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.
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.
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.
Wycliffe Hall, Banbury Road, Oxford
In 1938 the University of Oxford was rocked by the murder of a sixteen-year-old pantry boy by a theological student at Wycliffe Hall.