Place:Prescote, Oxfordshire, England

Alt namesPrescottsource: spelling variant
TypeExtra parochial area, Civil parish
Coordinates52.134°N 1.301°W
Located inOxfordshire, England
See alsoBanbury Hundred, Oxfordshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Prescote is a hamlet and civil parish about 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Banbury in Oxfordshire, England. Its boundaries are the River Cherwell in the southeast, a tributary of the Cherwell called Highfurlong Brook in the west, and Oxfordshire's boundary with Northamptonshire in the northeast. The population in the 2001 UK census was 16.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Prescote. A review of the ownership of land through the centuries.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Prescote from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"PRESCOT, an extra-parochial lordship in Banbury [registration] district, Oxford; adjacent to Northamptonshire, 4½ miles N E of Banbury. Acres: 640. Real property: £1,127. Population: 19. Houses: 4."

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Victoria County History of Oxfordshire, volume 10, chapter on the extraparochial area of Prescote.

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