Searching for "UPPER HEYFORD"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    BICESTER Oxfordshire Heyford, Upper Heyford, Somerton, Fritwell, and Souldern. Acres, 64,127. Poor-rates in 1866, £9,440. Pop. in 1861, 15,555. Houses Imperial
    Heyford Northamptonshire Heyford .-- in co. and 6 miles SW. of Northampton; P.O. See Heyford, NETHER, and HEYFORD, UPPER. Bartholomew
    Heyford Oxfordshire Heyford , ry. sta. (for Lower and Upper Heyford), in co. and 11 miles N. of Oxford; P.O. Bartholomew
    Heyford, Upper Northamptonshire Heyford, Upper .-- par., in co. and 5½ miles W. of Northampton, 726 ac., pop. 115; P.O., called Heyford . Bartholomew
    HEYFORD (Upper) Northamptonshire HEYFORD (Upper) , a parish in the district and county of Northampton; 2¼ miles E of Weedon r. station, and 5½ W of Northampton Imperial
    Heyford, Upper (or Heyford Warden) Oxfordshire Heyford, Upper (or Heyford Warden ), par. and vil. (ry. sta. Heyford), N. Oxfordshire, on river Cherwell, 12 miles N. of Oxford Bartholomew
    HEYFORD (UPPER), or HEYFORD-WARREN Oxfordshire HEYFORD (UPPER) , or HEYFORD-WARREN, a parish in Bicester district, Oxford; on the river Cherwell, the Oxford canal, and the Oxford Imperial
    Heyford Warden Oxfordshire Heyford Warden , Oxford. See HEYFORD, UPPER. Bartholomew
    NORTHAMPTON Northamptonshire Heyford, Upper Heyford, Kislingbury, Harpole, and Upton. Acres, 20, 903. Poor rates in 1863, £17, 708. Pop., in 1851, 33, 857; in 1861, 41, 160. Houses Imperial
    OXFORDSHIRE, Oxford, or Oxon Oxfordshire upper oolite rocks, Portland limestone, sandstone, Kimmeridge clay and partly of chalk rocks. Very fine marl is often found at a small depth, and has been advantageously used as amanure. Oolitic sandstone is quarried in several places, particularly near Burford; and was the building material of St. Paul's cathedral in London, and of not a few othernoted structures. The grey oolitic limestone of Stones-field abounds in fossils, and is so worked as to be usedas a roofing-slate. The forest marble of Wychwood isoccasionally worked as a coarse marble. A very fineochre, of true yellow colour, very weighty Imperial
    Upper Heyford (or Heyford Warden) Oxfordshire Upper Heyford (or Heyford Warden ), par. and vil. (ry. sta. Heyford), Oxfordshire, on river Cherwell, 12 miles N. of Oxford Bartholomew
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