Ascott d'Oyley

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Ascott d'Oyley
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The listed manor house behind the earthworks that remain of the castle
Ascott d'Oyley is located in Oxfordshire
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Ascott d'Oyley shown within Oxfordshire
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OxfordshireCoordinates: 51°52′N 1°34′W / 51.86°N 01.56°W / 51.86; -01.56

Ascott d'Oyley is a village in Oxfordshire, England.

Ascott d’Oyley with its sister village Ascott Earl together form the larger community of Ascott-under-Wychwood.

Ascott d’Oyley is recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book as having 14 households and a mill, under the lordship of Roger d'Oilly, and tenanted by Robert d’Oilly, whose family gives the village its name.[1]

An earthmound marks the remains of Ascott d’Oyley Castle.[2] dating from c.1130. The Manor house is listed grade II*.[3]

Today the village consists of stone-built houses and cottages grouped around the High Street and Mill Lane.

Ascott d'Oyley is served by Windrush Valley School and Ascott-under-Wychwood railway station.


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  1. ^ "Ascot d'Oyley", Open Domesday
  2. ^ "Ascott d’Oyley Castle", Ecastles.co.uk
  3. ^ English Heritage Archived 28 February 2015 at the Wayback Machine. retrieved 12 February 2015

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