^top^

Hornton

HORNTON, a parish in the hundred of Bloxham, county Oxford, 5.5 miles N.W. of Banbury, its post town, and 28.5 N.W. of Oxford. It is a small agricultural village situated on the borders of Warwickshire. The land is nearly equally divided between arable and pasture. Freestone is quarried. The living is a vicarage annexed to that of Horley, in the diocese of Oxford. The church, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, is of considerable antiquity, and is in a very decayed condition. There is a National school. The Independents and Primitive Methodists have each a chapel.

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


 Find help, report problems, or contribute information

 Maintained by Malcolm Austen.

 © 2011 GENUKI and its trustees

Note: The information provided by GENUKI must not be used for commercial purposes, and all specific restrictions concerning usage, copyright notices, etc., that are to be found on individual information pages within GENUKI must be strictly adhered to. Violation of these rules could gravely harm the cooperation that GENUKI is obtaining from many information providers, and hence threaten its whole future.
places/hornton/start.txt · Last modified: 2011/07/28 15:29 (external edit)