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Avon Dassett, Warwickshire

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Avon Dassett, Warwickshire

Avon Dassett is a village and civil parish in the Stratford district of Warwickshire, England, nestling among the Burton Dassett Hills about four miles east of Kineton and seven miles north of Banbury in Oxfordshire. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 210. Israel Tonge was at one stage appointed rector of Avon Dassett - although according to Tonge "illegall practices" prevented him taking up the position.
DistrictStratford-on-Avon
Post townSOUTHAM
Administrative CountyWarwickshire
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP4150
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Population210
 

Other names by which Avon Dassett, Warwickshire has been known in the past

Avon Dasset

Avon Dassett, Warwickshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Avon Dassett, par., S. Warwickshire, 1½ mile SW. of Fenny Compton sta. and 6½ miles NW. of Banbury, 1580 ac., pop. 271; P.O.

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