Searching for "STANTON HARCOURT"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Devil's Quoits Oxfordshire large stones, near Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire; supposed to be memorials of a battle between the Britons and Saxons in 614. Bartholomew
    DEVIL'S-QUOITS Oxfordshire near Stanton-Harcourt, in Oxfordshire; said to be memorials of a battle, in 614, between the Britons and the Saxons. Imperial
    Harcourt Shropshire Harcourt .-- hamlet, Stanton upon Hine Heath par., N. Shropshire, 4 miles SE. of Wem. Bartholomew
    HARCOURT Shropshire HARCOURT , a township in Stanton parish, Salop; 4 miles SE of Wem. Pop., 26. Imperial
    LEIGH (SOUTH) Oxfordshire Stanton-Harcourt, in the diocese of Oxford. The church is a small plain building, with a tower; and was the first Imperial
    NUNEHAM-COURTNEY Oxfordshire Harcourt. The mansionstands on a wooded height, above the Thames; contains a rich collection of paintings; and has a pane of glass, brought from Pope's study at Stanton Imperial
    OXFORDSHIRE, Oxford, or Oxon Oxfordshire Stanton-Harcourt, the Hoarstone cromlech at Enstone, some barrows, and several very curious coins. The Roman Icknield-street crossed the county Imperial
    Stanton Harcourt Oxfordshire Stanton Harcourt , par. and vil., Oxfordshire - par., 3740 ac., pop. 541; vil., 4½ miles SE. of Witney; P.O. Bartholomew
    STANTON-HARCOURT Oxfordshire STANTON-HARCOURT , a parish, with a village and two hamlets, in Witney district, Oxford; 2 miles SSE of South Leigh Imperial
    Sutton Oxfordshire Sutton , hamlet, Stanton Harcourt par., in co. and 6½ miles W. of Oxford. Bartholomew
    SUTTON Oxfordshire SUTTON , a hamlet in Stanton-Harcourt parish, Oxfordshire; 6½ miles W of Oxford. Pop., 259. Imperial
    Westend Oxfordshire Westend , hamlet, Stanton Harcourt par., in S. of Oxfordshire, 5½ miles SE. of Witney. Bartholomew
    WESTEND Oxfordshire WESTEND , a hamlet in Stanton-Harcourt parish, Oxford; 5½ miles SE of Witney. Imperial
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