Water Eaton Lane, Gosford
Gosford shown within Oxfordshire
|Population||1,323 (parish, including Water Eaton) (2011 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Civil parish||Gosford and Water Eaton|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
Gosford is a village immediately southeast of Kidlington, Oxfordshire, England. It is in the civil parish of Gosford and Water Eaton. The 2011 Census recorded Gosford and Water Eaton's parish population as 1,323.
The manor of Gosford was granted to the Knights Hospitaller in 1142, who held it until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 16th century. During the 16th century Gosford was administered with Water Eaton.
In the 17th century "Mr. Richard Washington, gent" (died 1670) maintained a school at Gosford. In 1838 a penny post station was opened in Gosford. There was a full post office by 1847 that remained until 1853.
- "Area: Gosford and Water Eaton (Parish): Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 8 April 2015.
- Crossley & Elrington 1990, pp. 179–183.
- Crossley & Elrington 1990, pp. 211–212.
- Historic England. "Kings Arms public house and attached mounting block (Grade II) (1045790)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 8 April 2015.
- "The King's Arms Kidlington (sic)". Mitchells & Butlers. Retrieved 8 April 2015.
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- Crossley, Alan; Elrington, C.R. (eds.); Baggs, A.P.; Blair, W.J.; Chance, Eleanor; Colvin, Christina; Cooper, Janet; Day, C.J.; Selwyn, Nesta; Townley, Simon C. (1990). A History of the County of Oxford. Victoria County History. 12: Wootton Hundred (South) including Woodstock. London: Oxford University Press for the Institute of Historical Research. pp. 179–213. ISBN 978-0-19722-774-9.
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