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Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire

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Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire

Aston Rowant is a village and civil parish about 4.5 miles south of Thame in South Oxfordshire, England. The parish includes the villages of Aston Rowant and Kingston Blount, and adjoins Buckinghamshire to the southeast. Aston Rowant is close to the ancient Lower Icknield Way. Aston Rowant was a large strip parish, extending about 6 miles from the southern edge of Thame Park in the northwest to Beacon's Bottom in the Chilterns to the southeast.
DistrictSouth Oxfordshire
Post townWatlington
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSU7299
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01844
Population815 (parish, including Kingston Blount) (2001 census)

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

Aston Rowant, par. with ry. sta., SE. Oxfordshire, 4 miles NE. of Watlington and 5 miles SE. of Thame, 2924 ac., pop. 646; contains the seat of Aston Park.

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