Burford parish church, its elegant 15th-century spire visible for miles around, is the town’s earliest and largest communal building. In both size
A vicarage house stood on part of this site from the Middle Ages, and a surviving medieval range at the rear may be part of it.
When complete this website will contain transcripts of all the wills and inventories for Burford for the period 1500 to 1700.
The Chantry House is a high-status, late medieval timber-framed building on the east side of Henley churchyard, north of the the church.
The diaries of Caroline Powys (1738-1817) are one of the most vibrant and entertaining sources for the social life of the gentry and aristocracy in
Image: Norman Avenue, developed by the Henley builder Charles Clements from c.1885.
BELL STREET is one of Henley's four main central streets, running southwards from Northfield End on the town's outskirts to the central crossroads
Henley's central streets originated probably in the late 12th century, when the planned town of Henley was laid out alongside the river within a pr
NORTHFIELD END is the name for the stretch of road which links the Fairmile (from Bix and Assendon) with the northern end of Bell Street, on the to