Faringdon Churchyard. Oxfordshire

Haunted by the headless ghost of Sir Robert’s son Officer Hampden Pye of the Royal Navy.

Haunted by the headless ghost of Sir Robert’s son Officer Hampden Pye of the Royal Navy.

Who in the 17th century was tragically decapitated by a canon ball in the heat of sea battle. His death was rumored to have been murder, and at the hands of his wicked Step-Mother. She was thought to have bribed the ship’s Captain, into causing the death. Pye is buried in the churchyard and his ghost walks amongst the stones. In the church, you can still see one of the parliamentary cannon balls.

Loves a good ghost story, especially whilst sat in front of an open log fire on a cold and dark winters night.

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