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


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

Ancient County Oxfordshire
Ecclesiastical parish Northmoor St. Denis
Hundred Chadlington
Poor Law union Witney

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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