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Hinksey, North

North Hinksey lies half a mile west of Oxford and nearly six miles northwest of Abingdon. The parish included part of the small village of Botley. The River Thames forms the eastern boundary and a road connected with the main road from Oxford to Faringdon. The soil is stone-brash, clay, gravel, peat and loam. Approximately two thirds of the land was pasture and one third arable.

Further reading
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.53-55.


Acreage: 876
Population 1801: 111
  1831: 187
  1861: 438

 

OS Map Grid Ref(s): 2, 6

 

Parliamentary Enclosure Maps & Awards

Hinksey, North (See Cumnor)

 

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