ASSENDON, (or Upper Assendon), a hamlet in the parish of Pirton and hundred of the same name, in the county of Oxford, 3 miles to the N.W. of Henley-upon-Thames. Here is an almshouse, founded in the reign of James I. by Sir Francis Stoner, and endowed with £5 per annum. In this hamlet is a spring which flows only after rainy weather.The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003
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