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/


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