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Heythrop, Oxfordshire

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Heythrop, Oxfordshire

Heythrop is a village and civil parish just over 2 miles east of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. The parish includes the hamlet of Dunthrop. Heythrop had a Norman parish church of Saint Nicholas, but the nave has been demolished and only the chancel has been preserved as a mortuary chapel. The chapel's west doorway was the south doorway of the former nave. In 1657 an attempt to merge the Benefices of Enstone and Heythrop was abandoned in the face of local opposition.
DistrictWest Oxfordshire
Post townChipping Norton
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSP3527
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01608
Population93 (2001 census)
 

Other names by which Heythrop, Oxfordshire has been known in the past

Heythrop and Dunthrop ~ Edrope

Heythrop, Oxfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Heythrop and Dunthrop, par., NW. Oxfordshire, 3 miles NE. of Chipping Norton, 1689 ac., pop. 250; contains the seat of Heythrop House, surrounded by a finely wooded park.

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