The majestic bronze statue proudly situated next to the Banbury Cross depicts the ‘Fine Lady Upon a White Horse’ riding into Banbury Town but there is much more to her than first meets the eyes. A closer look reveals the intricate details and symbols that adorn her including ‘The Banbury Sun’. No one knows the true identity of the Fine Lady, but there are several theories surrounding who she may have been and the origins of the famous nursery rhyme ‘Ride a cock horse’.
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