Ploughley Rural District

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Ploughley Rural District in 1931.

Ploughley was a rural district in Oxfordshire, England, from 1932 to 1974.[1] It entirely surrounded Bicester but did not include it.

It was created in 1932 from parts of the abolished Bicester Rural District, Headington Rural District and Woodstock Rural District, along with a couple of non-urban parishes from Bicester urban district.

In 1974 it was abolished under the Local Government Act 1972 and now forms part of the Cherwell district.


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Coordinates: 51°51′N 1°14′W / 51.850°N 1.233°W / 51.850; -1.233