Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, England

Dorchester Abbey

Dorchester Abbey

The Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul, more usually called Dorchester Abbey, is a Church of England parish church. It was formerly a Norman abbey church and was built on the site of a Saxon cathedral.


The abbey is the site of the grave of one Sarah Fletcher, who's restless spirit is said to frequent various nearby sites, including the George Hotel.

High Street,

Dorchester on Thames,


OX10 7HH.


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For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Richard Jones and Britain's Haunted Heritage by J.A. Brooks.


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Dorchester on Thames (or Dorchester-on-Thames) is a village in Oxfordshire, England.

It is situated about 3 miles northwest of Wallingford and 8 miles southeast of Oxford. The town is a few hundred yards from confluence of the River Thames and River Thame.

Pictured left is the centre of Dorchester Abbey courtesy of John Armagh. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.