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New Hinksey

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New Hinksey is a suburb in the south of the city of Oxford


  • 1 Geography
  • 2 Amenities
  • 3 History
  • 4 References
  • 5 Sources and further reading


The suburb is west of the Abingdon Road A4144 To the north is Grandpont and to the east, over Donnington Bridge, which crosses the River Thames, is Cowley To the west is the railway line between Oxford and Didcot Parkway and beyond that Hinksey Stream, a branch of the River Thames


The original Church of England parish church of Saint John the Evangelist was designed by the Gothic Revival architect EG Bruton and built in 18701 In 1900 it was demolished and replaced by one designed by the Scots architects William Bucknall and Ninian Comper1

New Hinksey Church of England Primary School is on Vicarage Road, beside St John the Evangelist church2

There is a large outdoor public swimming pool3 in Hinksey Park4 between New Hinksey and Grandpont


The suburb of New Hinksey was developed in the 19th century Until then the area was covered by water meadows New Hinksey was in Berkshire, in the parish of South Hinksey, until 1889, when it was absorbed into the city of Oxford5 It remained in the ecclesiastical parish of South Hinksey, which is now called the parish of South with New Hinksey6


  1. ^ a b Sherwood & Pevsner, 1974, page 335
  2. ^ New Hinksey CE Primary School
  3. ^ Oxford City Council: Hinskey Pool
  4. ^ Oxford City Council: Hinskey Park
  5. ^ Page & Ditchfield, 1924, pages 408-410
  6. ^ The Church of England: St John the Evangelist, Oxford

Sources and further readingedit

  • Eleanor Chance; Christina Colvin; Janet Cooper; CJ Day; TG Hassall; Nesta Selwyn 1979 Crossley, Alan; Elrington, CR, eds Victoria County History: A History of the County of Oxford, Volume 4 
  • Page, William; Ditchfield, PH, eds 1924 Victoria County History: A History of the County of Berkshire, Volume 4 pp 408–410 
  • Sherwood, Jennifer; Pevsner, Nikolaus 1974 The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire Harmondsworth: Penguin Books p 335 ISBN 0-14-071045-0 

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