STOKE-LYNE, a parish in the hundred of Ploughley, county Oxford, 4 miles N.W. of Bicester, its post town, and 11 S.E. of Banbury. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture. The parish includes the hamlets of Bainton and Fewcott. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford, value £173. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is an ancient structure with a tower. Swift's house is the principal residence. S. H. Cole, Esq., is lord of the manor.The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003
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