In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Nuffield like this:
NUFFIELD, a parish, with a village, in Henley district, Oxford; among the Chiltern hills, 4 miles E S E of Wallingford r. station and 7¼ N W by W of Henley-on-Thames. Post-town, Henley-on-Thames. Acres, 2,076. Real property, £2, 505. Pop., 259. Houses, 41. The manor belongs to Sir James Langham. A Trinitarian friary was founded here before 1360. Nuffield Heathrises to an altitude of 757 feet above sea-level. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £405.* Patrons, Miss F. Burdett and Lady Langham alternately. The church is partly ancient and restored, was partly rebuilt by Ferrey, has a tower, and contains a cup-shaped font of the 13th century.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Nuffield in South Oxfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 19th May 2013
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