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Lower Assendon

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OS grid reference  SU744846
Country  England
Post town  Henley-on-Thames
Shire county  Oxfordshire
Dialling code  01491
UK parliament constituency  Henley
Region  South East
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Postcode district  RG9
District  South Oxfordshire
Civil parish  Bix and Assendon
Lower Assendon

Lower Assendon is a village in the Stonor valley in the Chiltern Hills, about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) northwest of Henley-on-Thames in South Oxfordshire, England.

Map of Lower Assendon, Henley-on-Thames, UK

The road between Henley and Wallingford passes the village. It was made into a turnpike in 1736 and ceased to be a turnpike in 1873. It is now classified the A4130.

The village has a public house, The Golden Ball, that is now a gastropub.

Henley Park is just east of the village. It was a medieval deer park and in 1300 became part of the manor of Henley. In the Georgian era the park was converted into a landscape garden with "beautiful inclosures descending in natural waving slopes from the house."

Fairmile Cemetery, on a hillside southwest of the village, belongs to Henley Town Council.

References

Lower Assendon Wikipedia


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