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Old Gaol, Abingdon

Ghosts of Abingdon Old Gaol

The Old Gaol, Bridge Street, Abingdon-on-Thames

An 8 year-old boy hanged in 1629 could be the cause of the hauntings reported at the Old Gaol in Abingdon.

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Cumnor Hill

The Ghost of Old Martson

Arnold's Way, Botley, Oxford

Arnold's Way in Botley is said to be haunted by the ghost of a man who murdered his wife with an axe

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Old Bank Hotel

Puritan Ghosts on Magpie Lane

Quad Restaurant and Bar, Magpie Lane, Oxford

The building on the corner of Magpie Lane is haunted by the ghost of Prudence Burcote, who fell in love with the wrong man and died of a broken heart.

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St Giles' Church, Oxford

A Woman in Grey at St Giles' Church

St Giles Church, 10 Woodstock Road, Oxford

The churchyard at St Giles' Church is haunted by the ghost of a wealthy woman whose dying wish was ignored by her greedy relatives.

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Oxford Castle

Swearing Monks at Oxford Castle

Oxford Castle, New Street, Oxford

Given that Oxford Castle was the site of numerous executions over the centuries, it is perhaps unsurprising that it has it's fair share of spooks!

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St Margaret's Road, Oxford

A Time-slip in St Margaret's Road

St. Margaret's Road, Oxford

Did the Principal of St Margaret's College really witness scenes from hundreds of years previously on the streets of North Oxford?

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Christ Church Cathedral

The Stain of Dean Liddell at Christ Church

Christ Church Cathedral, Christ Church College, St Aldate's, Oxford

After the death of Dean Henry Liddell in 1898, a stain with an uncanny resemblance to him appeared in Christ Church Cathedral.

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New College Chapel

The Ghost of Reverend Spooner

New College, Holywell Street, Oxford

New College is said to be haunted by the ghost of Reverend William Archibald Spooner, about whom the term 'Spoonerism' was coined.

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