Place:Fencott and Murcott, Oxfordshire, England

NameFencott and Murcott
Alt namesFencottsource: village in parish
Murcottsource: village in parish
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates51.833°N 1.169°W
Located inOxfordshire, England
See alsoPloughley Hundred, Oxfordshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Bicester Rural, Oxfordshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1932
Ploughley Rural, Oxfordshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1932-1974
Cherwell District, Oxfordshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Fencott and Murcott is a civil parish about 4 miles (6 km) south of Bicester in the Cherwell District of Oxfordshire, England.

The parish is bounded on the north and west by the River Ray and has an area of just over 3,300 acres (1,300 ha) being 13.49km² inclusive of roads and watercourses. It includes the villages of Fencott and Murcott and had in 2011 a population of about 285 residents. The parish covers most of Otmoor, an area of wetland and wet grassland in Oxfordshire, England, located halfway between Oxford and Bicester.

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