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Pictures of Stanton Harcourt

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire
Stanton Harcourt, the Cross near St Michael's Church

About Stanton Harcourt

Oxfordshire village lying between the River Thames and the River Windrush. Noted for beautiful thatched cottages interspersed along leafy country lanes. The village church dates to medieval times and has mementoes of the Harcourt family. Colourful Morris Dancing tradition exists and attracts many visitors to lively village events.

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Oxford (769 Pictures) a Historic City in the county of Oxfordshire

(5.9 miles, 9.6 km, direction E of Stanton Harcourt)

Oxford's fame is perhaps second only to Windsor, it is an acclaimed seat of learning with a University whose first college was founded in 1249, almost half a century after the first charter granted to the town by Henry II...

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Woodstock (94 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire

(7.0 miles, 11.2 km, direction N of Stanton Harcourt)

Woodstock will be forever inextricably linked with the great Palace of Blenheim and as birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, one of the greatest Englishmen ever...

Cottages in Old Minster, Minster Lovell

Minster Lovell (24 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire

(7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction NW of Stanton Harcourt)

Minster Lovell, in its beautiful dream-like setting against the gently rising Cotswold landscape, has a history stretching back to Saxon times...

Church near Abingdon Street Market - July 2009

Abingdon (98 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire

(7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction SE of Stanton Harcourt)

Interesting town, developed around the gates of an abbey founded in 675...

Another fabulous thatched house in Clifton Hampden

Clifton Hampden (28 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire

(10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction SE of Stanton Harcourt)

This is a popular Thames side village which was the choice of Jerome K. Jerome for a setting for one of the riotous scenes of his "Three Men in a Boat" and it is easy to see just.....

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Cogges Farm Musium, Cogges, Witney, Oxfordshire

Cogges Manor Farm Museum (1 Pictures)

(4.3 miles, 7.0 km, direction NW)

Cogges Manor Farm Museum is closed to day visitors for the 2010 season. Management of the site is being passed to a new Trust......

Exterior of the Witney & District Museum, Witney, Oxfordshire

Witney and District Museum (1 Pictures)

(4.7 miles, 7.6 km, direction NW)

The ground floor displays tell the story of Witney's history with special emphasis on the Blanket Industry, school life and.....

Oxford, the Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum (1 Pictures)

(5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction E)

Built in 1845 as the university Galleries, this Museum became home to the Ashmolean collection in 1894. The museums present.....

A picture of University Museum of Natural History

University Museum of Natural History (7 Pictures)

(5.9 miles, 9.5 km, direction E)

Opened in 1860 as a home for the teaching of natural science in Oxford. The Museum, with its glass-roofed court, naturalistic.....

A picture of Pitt Rivers Museum

Pitt Rivers Museum (2 Pictures)

(5.9 miles, 9.5 km, direction E)

An impressive storehouse filled with the richest examples of human creativity and imagination. Masks peer down from the high.....

A picture of Botanic Gardens of Oxford

Botanic Gardens of Oxford (7 Pictures)

(6.2 miles, 10.0 km, direction E)

Situated on the banks of the River Cherwell is the peaceful settings of the beautiful Botanic Gardens of Oxford. The gardens are.....

Blenheim Palace lake

Blenheim Palace (257 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction N)

Home of the 11th Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace has been awarded Historic Attraction of the Year 2002 and is birthplace of.....


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