Oxenhall

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Oxenhall
Oxenhall Church - geograph.org.uk - 58016.jpg
Oxenhall is located in Gloucestershire
Oxenhall
Oxenhall
Location within Gloucestershire
Area9.084 km2 (3.507 sq mi)
Population243 (2011 census)
• Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Civil parish
  • Oxenhall
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire
51°56′19″N 2°25′18″W / 51.938550°N 2.4215895°W / 51.938550; -2.4215895Coordinates: 51°56′19″N 2°25′18″W / 51.938550°N 2.4215895°W / 51.938550; -2.4215895

Oxenhall is a village and civil parish 10 miles (16 km) north west of Gloucester,[1] in the Forest of Dean district, in the county of Gloucestershire, England. In 2011 the parish had a population of 243.[2] The parish touches Dymock, Gorsley and Kilcot, Kempley, Newent and Upton Bishop.[3] Oxenhall has a parish meeting.[4]

Landmarks[edit]

There are 18 listed buildings in Oxenhall.[5] Oxenhall has a church called St Anne's Church[6] and a parish hall.[7]

History[edit]

The name "Oxenhall" means 'Nook of land where oxen are kept'.[8] Oxenhall was recorded in the Domesday Book as Horsenehal.[9] On 25 March 1883 a detached part of Pauntley parish was transferred to Oxenhall.[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Distance from Oxenhall [51.943498, 2.434845]". GENUKI. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  2. ^ "Oxenhall". City Population De. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Oxenhall". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  4. ^ "Oxenhall (Parish Meeting)". Gloucestershire Association of Parish and Town Councils. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  5. ^ "Listed buildings in Oxenhall, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  6. ^ "Home". St Anne's Church Oxenhall. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  7. ^ "Oxenhall Parish Hall". GRCC. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  8. ^ "Oxenhall Key to English Place-names". The University of Nottingham. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  9. ^ "Gloucestershire G-P". The Domesday Book Online. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  10. ^ "Oxenhall". British History Online. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  11. ^ "Oxenhall CP/AP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 23 April 2021.