Burford, Oxfordshire, England

A view of Burford

The Black Cloud

The author Coxe details a rather unusual apparition, that of a Black Cloud which appears in the locality. It is said to cause a feeling of “utter terror” and causes animals to be “driven frantic”.


For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe.


Visitor Information

Burford is a small town on the River Windrush in the Cotswold Hills in west Oxfordshire, England.

It is situated about 18 miles west of Oxford, 22 miles southeast of Cheltenham and only about 2 miles from the Gloucestershire boundary.

Pictured left is a view of Burford courtesy of Pauk. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.