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The Ghost of Sir George Cobb

Sir Georges Lane, Adderbury

It is claimed that the spectral funeral coach of Sir George Cobb can be seen in the vicinity of his former home in Adderbury.

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A map of Banbury circa 1900

Man assaults woman, claims to be bulldog

North Bar Street, Banbury

In 1873 Richard Eden assaulted Elizabeth Gunn in North Bar Street, Banbury. At his trial, he made some startling claims.

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St. Mary's Church, Upper Heyford

Gun Tragedy at Upper Heyford Church

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?

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A Whitsun Morris Dance

Kirtlington Lamb Ale

Kirtlington

Fancy having your thumbs tied behind your back and chasing a live lamb? Then the annual Lamb Ale at Kirtlington is for you!

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Wellington Bomber

Unexplained Air Crash at Bodicote

Bodicote, Banbury

In December 1942 a Wellington Bomber crashed near Bodicote, resulting in the death of six young airmen. What caused the crash has never been explained.

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Clattercote Priory

The Leper Hospital at Clattercote Priory

Clattercote Priory Farm, Claydon, Banbury

The Gilbertine Order at Clattercote provided shelter and treatment for those suffering from leprosy.

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Pentagram at Adderbury Church

A Pentagram at Adderbury Church

Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 1 Mill Ln, Adderbury

On the exterior wall at Adderbury church can be found a symbol that many would associate with the occult, paganism and witchcraft.

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Gargoyle at St. Mary's Church, Bloxham

The Devil at Bloxham, Adderbury and King's Sutton

St. Mary's Church, Church Street, Bloxham

The devil is said to have played a part in building the church spires in these three Oxfordshire villages.

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Bicester station circa 1910

Railway Disaster at Bicester

Bicester Railway Station, London Rd, Bicester

In 1861 a misunderstanding between station staff and a train driver cost the lives of 6 people at Bicester railway station.

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