A report on Oxfordshire, Bicester and River Cherwell
Bicester is a town and civil parish in the Cherwell district of northeastern Oxfordshire in Southern England.- Bicester
It rises near Hellidon, Northamptonshire and flows southwards for 40 mi to meet the Thames at Oxford in Oxfordshire.- River Cherwell
As well as the city of Oxford, other centres of population are Banbury, Bicester, Kidlington and Chipping Norton to the north of Oxford; Carterton and Witney to the west; Thame and Chinnor to the east; and Abingdon-on-Thames, Wantage, Didcot, Wallingford and Henley-on-Thames to the south.- Oxfordshire
The town became established as twin settlements on opposite banks of the River Bure, a tributary of the Ray, Cherwell and ultimately the River Thames.- Bicester
Many smaller rivers in the county feed into the Thames, such as the Thame, Windrush, Evenlode and Cherwell.- Oxfordshire
By the weir the railway's older line continues down the valley to Oxford; east of it, a more direct route (opened in 1910 by the Great Western Railway) runs via Bicester and High Wycombe to London, originally connecting Paddington station, succeeded by London's newest main terminus, Marylebone.- River Cherwell
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It is the county town and only city of Oxfordshire.
Originally of strategic significance due to its controlling location on the upper reaches of the River Thames at its junction with the River Cherwell, the town grew in national importance during the early Norman period, and in the late 12th century became home to the fledgling University of Oxford.
Oxford is the junction for a short branch line to Bicester, a remnant of the former Varsity line to Cambridge.
Banbury is a historic market town on the River Cherwell in Oxfordshire, South East England.
The main railway station, previously called Banbury General but now called simply Banbury, is now served by trains running from London Paddington via Reading and Oxford, from London Marylebone via High Wycombe and Bicester onwards to Birmingham and Kidderminster and by Cross Country Trains from Bournemouth to Birmingham and Manchester.
Kidlington is a large village and civil parish in Oxfordshire, England, between the River Cherwell and the Oxford Canal, 5 mi north of Oxford and 7½ miles (12 km) south-west of Bicester.
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Cherwell is a local government district in northern Oxfordshire, England.
The district takes its name from the River Cherwell, which drains south through the region to flow into the River Thames at Oxford.
Towns in Cherwell include Banbury and Bicester.