Ascott-under-Wychwood is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Oxfordshire, created in 1763 from a chapelry in Shipton-under-Wychwood Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: High Lodge.

Alternative names:

  • Ascot under Wychwood
  • Ascott under Wychwood with High Lodge

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1566
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1721

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD, a parish in Chipping-Norton district, Oxford; on the river Evenlode and on the West Midland railway, at Ascott station, 3¾ miles W of Charlbury. It contains High Lodge in Wychwood forest; and has a post-office under Enstone Acres, 1,793. Real property, £2,960. Pop., 458. Houses, 90. The property is divided among a few. Ascott-Earl is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £80. Patron, the Bishop of Oxford. The church is good, except the chancel. There are chapels for Baptists and Wesleyans, and charities £45.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


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  • County: Oxfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Chipping Norton
  • Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
  • Diocese: Oxford
  • Rural Deanery: Chipping Norton
  • Poor Law Union: Chipping Norton
  • Hundred: Chadlington
  • Province: Canterbury

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