ADWELL, a parish in the hundred of Lewknor, in the county of Oxford, 4 miles to the S. of Thame, and 2 miles S.E. of Tetsworth, the post town. It is situated near the Chiltern Hills. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford, value £125, in the patronage of J. W. Birch, Esq. The church is dedicated to SS. Peter and Paul, and is a small ancient structure with a square tower. Adwell House is the principal residence. Adwell Cop is an ancient entrenchment, said to have been constructed by the Danes.

The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003

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