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The monument to Sir Lawrence Tanfield in Burford Church.

The Wicked Tanfields of Burford

Burford Church, Church Lane, Burford

Lord and Lady Tanfield are perhaps the most hated residents in all of Burford's history. Their ghosts were said to ride a fiery coach over rooftops throughout the town before being finally layed beneath Burford bridge.

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Weston Manor House

Mysterious Maude of the Manor

The Manor Country House Hotel, Weston on the Green

The ghost of a nun known as Maude is supposed to make her presence known to guests staying in 'The Oak Room' at Weston Manor House, the property now known as The Manor Country House Hotel.

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The Plough Inn, Clifton Hampden

Poltergeists at the Plough Inn

The Plough Inn, Clifton Hampden

Supernatural events reported at this picturesque thatched inn include doors opening by themselves, inexplicable sounds, 'a sort of bluish light' and empty glasses being upturned in the bar.

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The Holt Hotel at Hopcrofts Holt

Highwaymen at Hopcrofts Holt

The Holt Hotel, Hopcrofts Holt, Steeple Aston

The ghost of the famous 17th century highwayman Claude Duval is said to haunt the Holt Hotel. And if you are female, watch out! Even in death Duval is said to have an eye for the ladies!

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The White Hart, Minster Lovell

A Broken Heart at the White Hart

The White Hart, Burford Road, Minster Lovell

This old coaching inn is said to be haunted by the ghost of young Victorian woman who hanged herself in one of the bedrooms after a broken love affair.

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The George Hotel, Wallingford

Ghosts of the Tear Drop Room

The George Hotel, High Street, Wallingford

Unusual 'tear drop' wallpaper in one of the bedrooms at the George Hotel tells the ghostly tale of a 17th century suicide.

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RAF Grove - 3 June 1942

The Ghost of an American Airman

Grove, Wantage

The ghost of an American airman who took is own life during the war is said to haunt one of the hangers in what remains of what was once RAF Grove.

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Dead Man's Walk, Oxford

Civil War Ghosts in Dead Man's Walk

Dead Man's walk, Merton College, Oxford

Royalist Francis Windebank was executed by firing squad outside Oxford Town Hall in 1645. His ghost can be seen walking the nearby path known as Dead Man's Walk.

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