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Fulbrook

The Despicable Dunsdons of Fulbrook

Fulbrook, Burford

The Dunsdon brothers of Fulbrook were once the most feared criminal gang in all of Wychwood, but they met their end due to a bungled burglary that resulted in a severed arm!

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Great Tew Manor House

The Terrible Tanfields at Great Tew

Great Tew House, Great Tew

The 17th century aristocrats Lord and Lady Tanfield were despised by the people of Burford during their lifetimes, but are also said to haunt their old home in Great Tew.

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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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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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Rosamund's Well, Blenheim Park, Woodstock

Fair Rosamund's Well at Woodstock

Fair Rosamund's Well, Blenheim Park, Woodstock

'Fair Rosamund' was mistress to King Henry II, who kept her hidden from his wife in a specially-created house at the centre of a maze in Blenheim park.

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Minster Lovell Hall

The Ghost of Lord Lovell

Minster Lovell Hall, Minster Lovell

When Minster Lovell Hall was renovated in 1718 a vault was found containing the skeleton of a man sitting at a table with a skeleton dog at his feet.

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Haunted Burford Priory

Burford Priory, Priory Lane, Burford

Burford Priory dates back to the 13th century, and its ghostly apparitions include an old-fashioned gamekeeper and a brown monk.

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Shipton Court, Shipton-under-Wychwood

Exorcism at Shipton Court

Shipton Court, Shipton-under-Wychwood

A ghost was reportedly exorcised at Shipton Court, and the haunted room from which it was exorcised was sealed up. However, the precise location of the room is apparently now unknown.

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The Bear Hotel, Woodstock

The Ghost of Room 16

The Bear Hotel, Park Street, Woodstock

The Bear Hotel is reportedly haunted by the ghost of a workman who died falling from the roof 300 years ago. Do you dare sleep in room 16?

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