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Langford, Oxfordshire

Index Langford, Oxfordshire

Langford is a village and civil parish in West Oxfordshire, about northeast of Lechlade in neighbouring Gloucestershire. [1]

41 relations: Anglo-Saxon architecture, Anglo-Saxons, Belgae, Bell tower, Berkshire, British Iron Age, British Rail, Chancel, Change ringing, Church of England parish church, Civil parish, Domesday Book, Edward the Confessor, Ewan Christian, Fairford, Faringdon, Flying buttress, Gloucestershire, Gothic Revival architecture, Great Western Railway, Hide (unit), Lechlade, Littleworth, Vale of White Horse, Manorialism, Matthew the Apostle, Neighbourhood Statistics, Norman conquest of England, Office for National Statistics, Oxford, Witney and Fairford Railway, Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society, Penguin Books, Pub, Richard Pace (Lechlade), Ring ditch, Roman Britain, Southrop, United Kingdom census, 2011, West Oxfordshire, Witney, Witney (UK Parliament constituency).

Anglo-Saxon architecture

Anglo-Saxon architecture was a period in the history of architecture in England, and parts of Wales, from the mid-5th century until the Norman Conquest of 1066.

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Anglo-Saxons

The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.

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Belgae

The Belgae were a large Gallic-Germanic confederation of tribes living in northern Gaul, between the English Channel, the west bank of the Rhine, and northern bank of the river Seine, from at least the third century BC.

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Bell tower

A bell tower is a tower that contains one or more bells, or that is designed to hold bells even if it has none.

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Berkshire

Berkshire (abbreviated Berks, in the 17th century sometimes spelled Barkeshire as it is pronounced) is a county in south east England, west of London and is one of the home counties.

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British Iron Age

The British Iron Age is a conventional name used in the archaeology of Great Britain, referring to the prehistoric and protohistoric phases of the Iron Age culture of the main island and the smaller islands, typically excluding prehistoric Ireland, which had an independent Iron Age culture of its own.

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British Rail

British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.

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Chancel

In church architecture, the chancel is the space around the altar, including the choir and the sanctuary (sometimes called the presbytery), at the liturgical east end of a traditional Christian church building.

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Change ringing

Change ringing is the art of ringing a set of tuned bells in a controlled manner to produce variations in their striking sequences.

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Church of England parish church

A parish church in the Church of England is the church which acts as the religious centre for the people within the smallest and most basic Church of England administrative region, the parish – since the 19th century called the ecclesiastical parish (outside meetings of the church) to avoid confusion with the civil parish which many towns and villages have.

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Civil parish

In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.

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Domesday Book

Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.

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Edward the Confessor

Edward the Confessor (Ēadƿeard Andettere, Eduardus Confessor; 1003 – 5 January 1066), also known as Saint Edward the Confessor, was among the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England.

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Ewan Christian

Ewan Christian (1814–95) was a British architect.

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Fairford

Fairford is a small town in Gloucestershire, England.

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Faringdon

Faringdon is a historic market town in the Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, England.

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Flying buttress

The flying buttress (arc-boutant, arch buttress) is a specific form of buttress composed of an arched structure that extends from the upper portion of a wall to a pier of great mass, in order to convey to the ground the lateral forces that push a wall outwards, which are forces that arise from vaulted ceilings of stone and from wind-loading on roofs.

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Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.

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Gothic Revival architecture

Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.

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Great Western Railway

The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the south-west and west of England, the Midlands, and most of Wales.

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Hide (unit)

The hide was an English unit of land measurement originally intended to represent the amount of land sufficient to support a household.

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Lechlade

Lechlade, or Lechlade-on-Thames, is a town at the southern edge of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire, England, 55 miles (89 km) south of Birmingham and 68 miles (109 km) west of London.

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Littleworth, Vale of White Horse

Littleworth is a small village and civil parish off the A420, almost northeast of Faringdon.

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Manorialism

Manorialism was an essential element of feudal society.

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Matthew the Apostle

Matthew the Apostle (מַתִּתְיָהוּ Mattityahu or Mattay, "Gift of YHVH"; Ματθαῖος; ⲙⲁⲧⲑⲉⲟⲥ, Matthaios; also known as Saint Matthew and as Levi) was, according to the Christian Bible, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus and, according to Christian tradition, one of the four Evangelists.

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Neighbourhood Statistics

The Neighbourhood Statistics Service (NeSS) was established in 2001 by the UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Neighbourhood Renewal Unit (NRU) - then part of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM), now Communities and Local Government (CLG) - to provide good quality small area data to support the Government's Neighbourhood Renewal agenda.

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Norman conquest of England

The Norman conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, Flemish and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled William the Conqueror.

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Office for National Statistics

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.

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Oxford, Witney and Fairford Railway

The Oxford, Witney and Fairford Railway was a single track railway branch line, long, in Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.

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Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from Oxonium, the Latin name for Oxford) is a county in South East England.

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Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society

The Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society (OAHS) has existed in one form or another since at least 1839, although with its current name only since 1972.

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Penguin Books

Penguin Books is a British publishing house.

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Pub

A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.

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Richard Pace (Lechlade)

Richard Pace was a Georgian builder and architect in Lechlade, Gloucestershire, England.

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Ring ditch

In archaeology, a ring ditch is a trench of circular or penannular plan, cut into bedrock.

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Roman Britain

Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.

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Southrop

Southrop is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England.

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United Kingdom census, 2011

A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.

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West Oxfordshire

West Oxfordshire is a local government district in north west Oxfordshire, England including towns such as Woodstock, Burford, Chipping Norton, Charlbury, Carterton and Witney (where the council is based).

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Witney

Witney is a historic market town on the River Windrush, west of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England.

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Witney (UK Parliament constituency)

Witney is a county constituency in Oxfordshire represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langford,_Oxfordshire

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