Northmoor, Oxfordshire

Historical Description

Northmoor, a parish in Oxfordshire, on the river Isis, at the boundary with Berks, and on the river Windrush, 3 ½ miles SSE of South Leigh station on the G.W.R., and 6 ½ WSW of Oxford. It contains the hamlets of Moorton and Newbridge, and it has a post office under Oxford; money order office, Eynsham; telegraph office, Kingston Bagpuze. The manor belongs to the Harcourt family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford; net value, £110. Patron, St John's College, Oxford. The church is a building of stone in mixed styles, consisting of chancel, N chapel, nave, S porch, and an embattled western tower; it contains effigies of a crusader and a lady. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel and some small charities.

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


Ancient County Oxfordshire
Hundred Chadlington
Poor Law union Witney

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Northmoor (St. Denis) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Oxfordshire is available online


Online maps of Northmoor are available from a number of sites:

Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
Google Streetview.
National Library of Scotland. (Old maps) (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy). (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Oxfordshire, 1566, 1574 &1634 are available on the Heraldry page.