Buscot


Buscot

infobox UK place
country = England
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latitude= 51.67
longitude=-01.66
official_name =Buscot
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shire_county= Oxfordshire
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os_grid_reference= SU2397

Buscot is a village in Oxfordshire, England. Many of the properties are owned by the National Trust and are let to long-term residents, some of whom work the farms on the agricultural estates surrounding the village. There is a village hall, tea shop and adjacent car park, and a children's playground. Nearby Buscot Park houses the notable Faringdon Collection of paintings, beautiful Italian water garden, and walled vegetable garden and fruit orchards. A short walk from the end of the village leads past Buscot Weir field to Buscot Lock on the River Thames. Nearby Kelmscott Manor, a short walk downstream on the north bank, was the summer residence of William Morris. Buscot parish church has some attractive stained glass windows by Morris. A mile walk upstream is [http://www.thetroutinn.com/ The Trout Inn] , at St John's Bridge south of Lechlade, famed for its Tuesday and Sunday jazz nights.


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