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The churchyard is said to be haunted by the headless apparition of Hampden Pye, who was an Officer in the Royal Navy during the 17th century.
According to the story Hampden's step mother hated him and bribed the captain of his ship to have him accidentally decapitated by a cannon during an engagement.
After the alleged event his phantom haunted the captain, his step mother and the gunner who operated the cannon, until they where brought to justice. His body was interred in the churchyard.
Faringdon lies to the North west of the A470 and can be reached on the A417 the A4095 and the B4019.