Highlights – Ashendon

 

Ashendon is a hilltop village between Aylesbury and Bicester.

St. Mary's Church,  facing west

St. Mary’s Church

Its twelfth-century church, St Mary the Virgin, is a Grade I listed building. The earliest part of the church is the nave, built in the 12th century. The low, two-storey west tower is 15th century.

On the Main Street is a terrace of three eighteenth-century cottages, constructed of stone with thatched roofs.

At the north-east end of the village are the two 17th-century farmhouses of Ashendon Farm and East Farm.

At the bottom of Lower End, around The Red Lion, is a group of attractive buildings including the Grade II listed Bakehouse.