Horspath  Oxfordshire


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

HORSEPATH, a village and a parish in Headington district, Oxford. The village stands under a hill, 2 miles W by S of Wheatley r. station, and 4 ESE of Oxford. The parish includes also the hamlet of Littleworth. Post town, Wheatley, under Oxford. Acres, 1, 16 4. Real property, £1, 8 40. Pop., 334. ...

Houses, 71. The manor belongs to the Earl of Macclesfield. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £91.* Patron, Magdalene College, Oxford. The church is ancient; consists of nave and chancel with a tower; and has, in its tower wall, two rude figures, said to be those of its founders.

Horspath through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th October 2021

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