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Cassington, Oxfordshire

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Cassington, Oxfordshire

Cassington is a village and civil parish in Oxfordshire about 5 miles northwest of Oxford. The village lies on gravel strata about 0.5 miles from the confluence of the River Evenlode with the River Thames. The parish includes the hamlet of Worton northeast of the village and the site of the former hamlet of Somerford to the south. Somerford seems to have been abandoned early in the 14th century. Cassington is formed of two parts, "upper" and "lower", each with its own village green.
DistrictWest Oxfordshire
Post townWitney
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSP4510
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01865
Population710 (2001 census)

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

Cersetone ~ Cersitone ~ Chersitone

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

Cassington, par. and vil., in co. and 5 miles NW. of Oxford, 2299 ac. (37 water), pop. 335.

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