Further Reading

A few particularly interesting books on Oxfordshire. Most Local Studies collections in the libraries also feature a wealth of information.

Cannan, J. (1975) Oxfordshire Robert Hale Limited, London
Carleton Williams, E. (1935) Companion into Oxfordshire Methuen & Co. Limited, London
Gelling, M. (1953) Place Names of Oxfordshire Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Marriott, P. (1977) Oxford Street Names Explained
Millson, C. (1983) Tales of Old Oxfordshire Countryside Books, Newbury
Pevsner, N. (& Sherwood, J.) (1974/2002) The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire Yale University Press, London
Yurdan, M. (2002) Unexplained Oxfordand Oxfordshire The Book Castle, Dunstable


The lists below include organisations, sites and institutions which we have linked to. Please contact us with any suggestions. The links below open to external websites, over which we have no control. Opinions expressed on these sites or any services offered are not endorsed by the Oxfordshire Association.

Local Government

Oxfordshire CC: - http://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/
Cherwell DC: - http://www.cherwell.gov.uk/
Oxford City Council: - http://www.oxford.gov.uk/
South Oxfordshire DC: - http://www.southoxon.gov.uk/
West Oxfordshire DC: - http://www.westoxon.gov.uk/



Banbury Museum, Banbury - link
Charlbury Museum, Charlbury - link
Chipping Norton Museum, Chipping Norton - link
Cogges Manor Farm Museum, Long Hanborough - link
Coombe Mill Museum, Coombe - link
Museum of Bygones, Claydon - link
Oxford Bus Museum, Long Hanborough - link
Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock - link
River & Rowing Museum, Henley - link
Thame Museum, Thame - link
Tolsey Museum, Burford - link
University Museums, Oxford (Ashmolean, University Museum, Pitt Rivers &c.) - link
...And several more we will add in due course - link (Oxforshire CC)

National Trust Houses

Chastleton House - link
Greys Court - link

English Heritage Sites

Minster Lovell Hall link
Rollright Stones link
Rycote Chapel link

Other Great Houses

Blenheim Palace - link
Broughton Castle - link
Harcourt Arboretum - link
Heythrop Park - link
Kelmscot Manor - link
Mapledurham House - link
Rousham House - link
Stanton Harcourt House - link
Stonor House - link


Radcot Bridge, 1387
Chalgrove Field, 1643
Cropredy Bridge, 1644

Churches of Particular Note

Dorchester Abbey (sometime cathedral church of Mercia and Wessex) - link
Cathedral Church of Christ (Christ Church), Oxford - link
St John the Baptist, Burford (outstanding wool church) - link
St Katherine's, Chiselhampton (unusual peculiar of Dorchester) - link
St Mary's, Bloxham (highest spire in the county) - link
St Mary's, Iffley (unspoilt Norman architecture) - link

Industrial Heritage

Hook Norton Brewery - link
Oxford Canal (part of) - link
Chinnor & Princes Risbourough Railway (part of) - link
Wheatley Windmill - link


Cotswold Wildlife Park - link
Cotswolds AONB - link
Oxford Castle - link
Swalcliffe Tithe Barn - link

If, for some reason the links above do not work, please contact Michael - Contact Details

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