Hardwick, West Oxfordshire

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HardwickCokethorpe StMary southwest.jpg
The former St Mary's parish church;
now Cokethorpe School chapel
Hardwick is located in Oxfordshire
Hardwick shown within Oxfordshire
OS grid reference SP3705
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Witney
Postcode district OX29
Dialling code 01993
Police Thames Valley
Fire Oxfordshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°45′36″N 1°27′58″W / 51.760°N 1.466°W / 51.760; -1.466Coordinates: 51°45′36″N 1°27′58″W / 51.760°N 1.466°W / 51.760; -1.466

Hardwick is a village in the civil parish of Hardwick-with-Yelford in West Oxfordshire. The village is on the A315 road about 2.5 miles (4 km) southeast of Witney. It lies on the River Windrush.

Hardwick was historically a hamlet or chapelry in the ancient parish of Ducklington. It became a separate civil parish in 1866. In 1932 the parish was merged with the parish of Yelford and large parts of the parishes of Ducklington and Standlake to form the civil parish of Hardwick-with-Yelford.[1]


  1. ^ Crossley, Alan; Currie, C.R.J. (eds.); Baggs, A.P.; Chance, Eleanor; Colvin, Christina; Day, C.J.; Selwyn, Nesta; Townley, Simon C. (1996). A History of the County of Oxford. Victoria County History. 13: Bampton Hundred (Part One). pp. 110–118. ISBN 978-0-19722-790-9. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  • Oxfordshire. Street Atlas. London: Philip's. p. 118.