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The Catherine Wheel pub, Sandford-on-Thames

Ghost of the Sandyman at the Catherine Wheel

The Catherine Wheel, Henley Road, Sandford-on-Thames

The Catherine Wheel pub in Sandford-on-Thames is reported to be haunted by the ghost of a former landlord, referred to by locals as the Sandyman.

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The Prebendal House, Thame

Ghosts and Secret Tunnels at The Predendal

Priest End, Thame

The house referred to as Prebendal House, or just 'The Prebendal', has a reputation in Thame as a place of mystery and intrigue.

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A map of Baldon House, 1897

A Haunted Bridge at Baldon House

Baldon House, Marsh Baldon

The lake at Baldon House is said to be haunted by the ghosts of a family who drowned there in the late nineteenth century.

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St. Mary's Church, Thame

The Grey Lady of St. Mary's Church

St. Mary's Church, Church Road, Thame

The ghost of a lady in grey has been reported since the 1880s, often brushing past unsuspecting visitors on the belfry stairs!

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Lambridge Farm, Henley-on-Thames

The Unsolved Murder of Kate Dungey

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!

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Woodcut of fairies dancing in a ring

Fairies and Goblins at Adwell Cop

Adwell Cop, near Adwell, South Oxfordshire

Tales of fairies have long been associated with the long barrow that tops this South Oxfordshire hill.

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Wheatley lock-up

The Wheatley village lock-up

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.

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A threshing machine

The Swing Riots in Oxfordshire

St. Helen's Church, Church Road, Benson

In November 1830, unrest over poor pay and conditions for England's rural population boiled over into rioting, arson and vandalism.

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Hay bales

A Burned Body Found at Stadhampton

Stadhampton

What happened to Canadian student Thomas Patteson Moss remains a mystery to this day.

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