"NEWTON-PURCELL, a parish in the hundred of Ploughley, county Oxford, 6 miles N.E. of Bicester, its post town, and 41 S.W. of Buckingham. The village, which is of small extent, is wholly agricultural. The chief portion of the land is in pasture. The living is a rectory, with the curacy of Shelswell annexed, in the diocese of Oxford, value £150. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is an ancient edifice, with a turret containing a clock and two bells. John Harrison Slater Harrison, Esq., is lord of the manor." [The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Newton Purcell to another place.
You can see the administrative areas in which Newton Purcell has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SP625305 (Lat/Lon: 51.969468, -1.091638), Newton Purcell which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)