Yarnton  Oxfordshire


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

YARNTON, a parish, with a village and a r. station, in Woodstock district, Oxfordshire; on the West Midland railway, at the junction of the lines from Witney and from Bletchley, 4 miles NNW of Oxford. Post town, Kidlington, under Oxford. Acres, 1,613. Real property, £3,243. Pop., 294. Houses, 68. ...

The manor belongs to Sir H. W. Dashwood, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value £290. Patrons, Sir H. W. Dashwood, Bart., three turns, and All Souls College, Oxford, one turn. The church is early English; and the churchyard contains a curious early English cross. Charities, £10.

Yarnton through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Yarnton, in Cherwell and Oxfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 12th July 2020

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