Barton Westcott, Oxfordshire

Historical Description

Barton-Westcott, a parish in Woodstock union, Oxfordshire, on the river Dome, 2 ½ miles W of Heyford station on the G.W.R., and 4 ½ SSW of Deddington. Post town, Oxford; money order office, Middle-Barton; telegraph office, Steeple-Aston. Acreage, 910 ; population of the civil parish, 215; of the ecclesiastical, 231. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. The church has some Norman features, and was restored in 1856.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Oxfordshire
Ecclesiastical parish Barton-Westcott St. Edward
Hundred Wootton
Poor Law union Woodstock

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Land and Property

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