Oxhill, Warwickshire

Oxhill, Warwickshire

Oxhill is a village in South Warwickshire, England, off the A422 road between Stratford-upon-Avon and Banbury. It lies in the administrative district of Stratford-on-Avon in the area known as the Vale of the Red Horse. The village is mentioned in the Domesday Book as "Octeselve" and has a 12th century church dedicated to Saint Lawrence. In the graveyard of St Lawrence there is what is believed to be the only slave's grave in Warwickshire, that of a negro slave called Myrtilla.

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Coordinates: 52°06′32″N 1°32′24″W / 52.109°N 1.54°W / 52.109; -1.54

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