Oving  Buckinghamshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Oving like this:

OVING, a village and a parish in Aylesbury district, Bucks. The village stands on an eminence, 4¾ miles S of Winslow r. station, and 5¾ N N W of Aylesbury; and is a scattered place. The parish comprises 971 acres. Post-town, Aylesbury. Real property, £2, 522. Pop., 436. Houses, 100. ...

The property is much sub-divided. The right to the manor is disputed. Oving House is the seat of Lieut.-Col.Pratt; and occupies acommanding site, overlooking the vale of Aylesbury. The parish is a meet for Rothschild's hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £350.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is chiefly early English; is in good condition; and consists of nave, S aisle, and chancel, with porch and tower. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel and a national school.

Oving through time

Oving is now part of Aylesbury Vale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Aylesbury Vale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Oving itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Oving, in Aylesbury Vale and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th July 2019

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