Haunted Places in rousham, Oxfordshire



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    The Holt Hotel

    rousham, Oxfordshire

    A highwayman named Claude Duval occupied this building and killed the former landlord. In Room 3, guests feel as if they are being watched and beds shake by themselves. Sometimes, heavy footsteps are heard walking down the hall. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Macdonald Bear Hotel

    Woodstock, Oxfordshire

    4 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A mother named Elizabeth, and her son, Christopher, are seen here; Christopher is quite playful with the guests. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    University of Oxford

    Oxford, England

    10.3 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Oxford is the second-oldest surviving university in the world, dating back to 1096. The most commonly reported ghost is that of a former master named Obadiah Walker, seen in the front quad. King Charles I, beheaded in his prime, is seen at Christ Church College, as has one of his ...


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    Oxford Castle

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

    10.5 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Full-bodied shadows and faces have appeared on camera here. A woman is seen at the castle mound, white mist is seen by the stairs, and footsteps are commonly heard. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bell Hotel

    Winslow, Buckinghamshire

    18.8 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    The former owner of the hotel, Angelina, was pushed down the stairs by her lover when he learned she was pregnant. She is still here, as are two other spirits that can't seem to cross over. The first is the spirit of a little girl looking for her family, the ...


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    Ettington Park Hotel

    Alderminster, Warwickshire

    20.7 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A woman named Lady Emma is seen in a white dress floating through walls. In the library, a man has been seen accompanied by a dog, and a Victorian woman has been seen throughout. A monk, an army officer, and two children who drowned are also reported here. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    Ettington Park Hotel

    rousham, Warwickshire

    20.7 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    This location was used as the set for the 1963 horror film The Haunting, but the location itself has more to offer. Reports of several Victorian-era ghosts are seen including that of a woman, a servant, and former occupants Edward Shirley, as well as two of the Shirley children who ...


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    Jolly Tar Inn and Public House

    rousham, Swindon

    25.9 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Guests and staff alike have encountered the apparition of a tall man who haunts the establishment. Other strange activity reported hear includes ghostly laughter and strange noises. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Hellfire Caves

    West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

    28.1 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A man named Paul Whitehead was once the secretary to the Hellfire Club. After his death in 1774, he wanted his heart to be placed in an urn which was on display until it was stolen. He seen wandering around, supposedly looking for his heart. A ghost of a teenager ...


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    The George and Dragon Hotel

    rousham, Buckinghamshire

    28.2 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A spirit who has since become known as "The White Lady" has been seen here. She is believed to have killed by a former lover and her footsteps can heard throughout the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Warwick Castle

    Warwick, Warwickshire

    28.6 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Sir Fulke Greville, a poet, playwright, and later, Commissioner of Treasury, restored this castle to the condition that it currently remains in, but was murdered by his servant after an argument ensued. Greville died here and has been seen in his former study room, sometimes standing in the shadows watching ...


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    Delapre Abbey

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

    28.9 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    In the fifteenth century, the Battle of Northampton took place here. Along with the ghosts of deceased soldiers, nuns are also reported here. In the cellar, objects move and voices are heard. The enery responsible for it isn't said to be a good one. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Harrow Inn

    Wanborough, Swindon

    29.1 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    People have reported hearing the sounds of a spectral horse and coaches crashing outside the inn, and seeing a worried man in period clothing rushing through the inn as if searching for something. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Planks Auction Rooms

    Swindon, Swindon

    31 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    These historic auction rooms have been converted to apartments, but alleged hauntings have been reported ever since there conversion. Tenants have reported loud crashes and bangs when there is no one around, and a pale face that peers from the upper floor windows before vanishing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Mill Street

    Prestbury, Gloucestershire

    31.1 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A headless horsemen is seen riding down this street. He was knocked off of his horse, interrogated for his political connections, then beheaded. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Woburn Abbey

    rousham, England

    31.2 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    The Abbot of Woburn denounced the king and was hanged for his opinion; he was seen standing beside the old tree from which he hanged, yet, is no longer thought to be there. In the Butler's Pantry, a strange brown blur is seen (said to resemble a monk). Duchess Mary ...


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    Clifton Hotel and Brewery

    Swindon, Swindon

    31.3 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    This hotel and brewery is haunted by a poltergeist who likes to throw glasses and break sherry bottles. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Chiseldon House Hotel

    Chiseldon, Swindon

    32.1 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    There are reports of a poltergeist haunting this historic hotel, including pictures that move by themselves and the sound of a cannon being fired emanating from the downstairs kitchen. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Check Inn

    rousham, Swindon

    32.1 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Staff and customers at this old pub have reported seeing apparitions in period clothing wandering through the bar area that vanish suddenly when approached. Various visitors have reported experiencing the vision of a man in a powdered wig writing poetry. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Littlecote House

    rousham, England

    34 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Will Darrell once occupied this home until death from a horseback accident. His ghost, as well as a woman in blue have been reported. Perhaps one of the more stranger sightings is that of a midwife carrying a baby; they are thought to have died in a fire started by ...


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    Saracens Head Inn

    Amersham, Buckinghamshire

    34 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A 17th century woman is said to remain here as is the ghost of another figure, yet to be identified. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brownsover Hall Hotel

    Rugby, Warwickshire

    34.2 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A rather cruel man nicknamed 'One-Handed Boughton’ continued his reign of terror even after his death. His ghost was so vicious, a team of clergymen attempted to exorcise his spirit, but he only returned later on. Footsteps, groaning, growling, and other unusual noises are still heard. Mysterious figures have also ...


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    Watlington House

    Reading, England

    34.4 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Former occupant, Captain Edward Purvis is said to remain here. Sometimes he is seen throughout here; an investigation or two won't hurt to find out if he's alone or not. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Coombe Abbey Hotel

    rousham, Warwickshire

    35.8 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A hooded monk is seen, thought to be Abbott Geoffrey; Geoffrey was murdered in 1345 (perhaps he's the poltergeist also reported in the kitchen). A young woman named Matilda also has a history with this house. She had become pregnant by the master of the house, yet he refused to ...


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    Crown Inn

    rousham, Wiltshire

    36.5 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Guests hear have been harassed by an unseen presence, which blows on their necks, pushes them, brushes against them and even twists their ears. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Hankerton Vicarage

    rousham, Wiltshire

    36.8 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A former resident of the early twentieth century vicarage reportedly saw a disembodied pair of legs dressed in grey flannel trousers wandering through the property before vanishing on several occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Coundon Court

    rousham, England

    37.9 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A nanny fell to her death here and had been seen by staff members on the staircase by the library. The founder of the academy, George Singer, has also been seen from time to time looking out the window. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Avebury Stone Circle

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    39.8 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A certain energy is given off by the stones here; one man was crushed to death in the 14th century by one of these monoliths and other legends give the idea that these stones are protected by guardians. Shadowy figures are seen among them and voices are heard singing at ...


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    The Red Lion

    rousham, Wiltshire

    39.9 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A woman named Florie was thrown down a well after being caught having an affair. She is known to throw things, haunt the ladies' washroom, and has been seen walking about. A bearded man has also been reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Lodge

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    39.9 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    This historic bed and breakfast is haunted by at least three apparitions. Guests have seen the apparition of a young woman, a man in Georgian clothing and a phantom coach drawn by four jet black horses. Staff have heard a voice which speaks to them in French. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Old Bell Hotel and Restaurant

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire

    39.9 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    The Grey Lady is seen in the James Ody room; she was said to have an unhappy marriage and wound up here. In the Foe room, the door was jammed from the inside, but when workers went inside to investigate, found nothing wrong. Objects have been smashed and cold spots ...


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    Avebury Church

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    40 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A local riding past the churchyard on a bicycle reported seeing a tall white apparition standing there. I myself have visited this church, and have seen a shadowy figure sitting at a pew near the front. After mentioning this comment to a local, he reported having seen strange lights and ...


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    Chapel Cottage

    rousham, England

    40.3 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Townspeople believe a witch used to live on this old cottage on Forest Road, and people driving past the cottage have reported seeing her peering out from the upper floor of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Three Legged Cross

    Warfield, England

    40.4 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Now closed, a gypsy was said to have cursed the pub; not long after, the owner fell ill and died. The gypsy herself is seen wandering around nearby. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Windsor Castle

    Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead

    41.9 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    The ghosts of Henry VIII (seen wandering in the halls), Anne Boleyn (seen in the Dean's Cloister looking out the window), Queen Elizabeth I (usually wearing all black), King George III (usually seen throughout, looking out of the windows), and Queen Victoria (seen throughout) have all been reported here. (Submitted by ...


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    South Hill Park

    Bracknell, England

    42.6 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A fire in the 19th century took the lives of two children. They are reported throughout the property. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Woodchester Mansion

    rousham, Gloucestershire

    43.1 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    The chapel is said to have the most activity; it is said that Satanic rituals once took place in here and with it. A tall apparition as well as an element have settled in, possibly because of it. Other figures around the mansion include an elderly woman who grabs visitors, ...


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    Ye Olde Black Cross

    Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

    43.6 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A cavalier has been reported in the bar and lounge. Sometimes, objects are thrown around. Room 2 is said to be the most active site here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ickenham tube station

    Ickenham, Greater London

    44.1 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A woman wearing a red scarf fell onto the track and was electrocuted to death in the 1950's. People have reported seeing her here, recognizing her by her scarf. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Owlpen Manor

    rousham, Gloucestershire

    44.2 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Four ghosts have made their presence known here: the first if that of Queen Margaret of Anjou who returned here in death because of the joy it brought her in life. In the east wing, a monk in black; people are unsure whether or not he was fleeing from a ...


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    Manor Farm House

    rousham, Wiltshire

    44.3 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Reportedly haunted by an elderly woman who was decapitated after her burial by a corrupt man. She haunts the manor house where she passed away and is reportedly covered in blood. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Ostrich

    Slough, Slough

    44.5 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    The murders in this inn was the basis for Sweeney Todd; wealthy travelers were stripped of all useful items, then a level would open up a trapdoor where the victim would fall into a boiling pot of fat where they would die. Most of the activity is upstairs where the ...


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    Brocket Arms

    rousham, Hertfordshire

    45 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A priest who was either tried and hanged or, rather, committed suicide is said to haunt here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Minsden Chapel

    rousham, Hertfordshire

    45.1 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    The ruins of this chapel are home to a phantom monk who said to ring bells (which do not exist anymore) and that of a nun who was murdered in a nearby tunnel system. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    White Rose Cottage

    rousham, England

    45.1 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    The apparition of a lady in a black dress has been moving around the house at night as if she is protecting something. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Salisbury A30

    Hook, Hampshire

    45.2 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    A highwayman named William Boulter was hung for crimes. He is said to be seen along portions of the road. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Rectory

    All Cannings, Wiltshire

    45.3 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    The rectory is haunted by a Grey Lady, who has been seen standing at the foot of people's beds. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Brightstone Road

    Rubery, England

    45.7 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    Screams are sometimes heard early in the morning. A crying boy has also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Magpie

    Chippenham, England

    45.8 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    This store is located in a former tavern, and is believed to be haunted by three apparitions. The first is that of a man in a Trilby hat, who has been seen by staff and customers on the ground floor. The other apparitions are of a middle-aged woman and her ...


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    Five Alls Public House

    Chippenham, England

    46.5 miles from rousham, UK-K2

    The public house is rumoured to be haunted by an old woman, a former tenant of the inn. People have reported furniture moving around by itself and lights that turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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