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Waterstock, Oxfordshire

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Waterstock, Oxfordshire

Waterstock is village and civil parish on the River Thame about 4.5 miles west of the market town of Thame in Oxfordshire. The parish is bounded to the north and west by the river, to the south largely by the A418 main road, and to the east largely by the minor road between Tiddington and Ickford Bridge across the Thame. On the north side of the parish, the river forms the county boundary with Buckinghamshire as well as the parish boundary with Ickford and Worminghall.
DistrictSouth Oxfordshire
Post townOxford
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSP6305
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 code01865
Population65 (2001 census)
 

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

Stoch

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

Waterstock, par. and seat, Oxfordshire, 4½ miles W. of Thame, 678 ac., pop. 130; P.O.

Waterstock, Oxfordshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

WATERSTOCK (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union and hundred of Thame, county of Oxford, 2½ miles (E.) from Wheatley; containing 127 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £10. 16. 0½.; net income, £58; patron, William Henry Ashurst, Esq. The chancel of the church is modern; it contains a monument to Sir George Crook, a judge of the court of king's bench in the reign of Charles I.

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