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Bradshaw’s Guide

Chipping Norton

An old Market town situated on the rise of a hill. There is a Free Grammar School, and a venerable church with an embattled tower, and an ancient rood loft. In the vicinity are Knollbury banks, an old encampment, and there is the site of an old castle, beyond is Cornewell (2½ miles), – Pennystones, Esq.; Heythorpe (2 miles); and Great Tew Park (4 miles); and an interesting Druidical remain called the Rollrich stones (3 miles).

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