Long Hanborough


Long Hanborough

Long Hanborough is a small village in Oxfordshire, England, on the A4095 between Witney and Woodstock.

On 30 January 1965 Hanborough railway station was the destination for Sir Winston Churchill's coffin aboard a train hauled by Battle of Britain Class locomotive "Winston Churchill". [cite journal|author= Leigh, Chris|title=A State Occasion|journal=Steam World|issue=108|pages=50–1|date=1996 June] From Hanborough the funeral cortege proceeded by road to the parish church in nearby Bladon, where the burial took place.

Oxford Bus Museum is adjacent to the railway station.

The village is home to two churches (1 Anglican, 1 Methodist), a primary school (Hanborough Manor CE School), a Co-Operative shop, a butcher's, a hair dresser's, a Post Office, a dentist, a doctor's surgery, a Cycle shop and in keeping with many villages is also home to numerous pubs, 6 in all. The village Co-operative was expanded recently, and it is now a small supermarket located on the main road between Witney and Woodstock.

Manor School Web Site: http://hanborough-manor.oxon.digitalbrain.com/oxon/schools/hanborough-manor/frontpage/home/

References


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hanborough railway station — Infobox UK station name = Hanborough manager = First Great Western locale = Long Hanborough code = HND borough = West Oxfordshire years = 1853 events = Opened lowusage0405 = 75,976 lowusage0506 = 70,562 lowusage0607 = 76,580 platforms = 1 start …   Wikipedia

  • Church Hanborough — Coordinates: 51°48′00″N 1°22′59″W / 51.800°N 1.383°W / 51.800; 1.383 …   Wikipedia

  • Cotswold Line — Overview Type Rural, Heavy rail System National Rail …   Wikipedia

  • Combe, Oxfordshire — Coordinates: 51°50′24″N 1°24′11″W / 51.840°N 1.403°W / 51.840; 1.403 …   Wikipedia

  • North Leigh — There is also a Northleigh in Devon. Coordinates: 51°48′47″N 1°26′24″W / 51.813°N 1.440°W / 51.813; 1.440 …   Wikipedia

  • Oxfordshire (UK Parliament constituency) — Oxfordshire Former County constituency for the House of Commons County Oxfordshire 1290 (1290)–1885 …   Wikipedia

  • Chipping Norton — This article is about the town in Oxfordshire, UK. For the suburb of Sydney, Australia, see Chipping Norton, New South Wales. Coordinates: 51°56′N 1°33′W / 51.94°N 1.55°W …   Wikipedia

  • Woodstock (UK Parliament constituency) — Oxfordshire, Mid or Woodstock Division Former County constituency for the House of Commons 1885 (1885)–1918 (1918) …   Wikipedia

  • Old Chalford — Coordinates: 51°55′44″N 1°30′11″W / 51.929°N 1.503°W / 51.929; 1.503 …   Wikipedia

  • Charlbury — Coordinates: 51°52′19″N 1°28′55″W / 51.872°N 1.482°W / 51.872; 1.482 …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.