Avon Dassett

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Avon Dassett
Avon Dassett is located in Warwickshire
Avon Dassett
Avon Dassett
Location within Warwickshire
Population210 (2011)
OS grid referenceSP410498
Civil parish
  • Avon Dassett
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSOUTHAM
Postcode districtCV47
PoliceWarwickshire
FireWarwickshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Warwickshire
52°08′45″N 1°24′05″W / 52.14577°N 1.40132°W / 52.14577; -1.40132Coordinates: 52°08′45″N 1°24′05″W / 52.14577°N 1.40132°W / 52.14577; -1.40132

Avon Dassett is a village and civil parish in the Stratford district of Warwickshire, England, nestling among the Burton Dassett Hills about four miles east of Kineton and seven miles north of Banbury in Oxfordshire. According to the 2001 and the 2011 census' it had a population of 210.

Israel Tonge was at one stage appointed rector of Avon Dassett - although according to Tonge "illegall practices" prevented him taking up the position.[1]

Avon Carrow is located in Avon Dassett, the former residence of John Profumo, a Member of Parliament in the 1960s. He was involved in a sex and spy scandal in that era.

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  1. ^ Alan Marshall, ‘Tonge, Israel (1621–1680)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, September 2004
  • Warwickshire Towns & Villages, by Geoff Allen (2000) ISBN 1-85058-642-X

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