Somerton is a small village which has a rather grand parish church, the Grade I listed St. James' Church. Much of St. James' Church is in the Decorated Gothic style. In the nave is a Norman carved doorway which dates from the 11th century. St. James' also has features from the 13th, 15th and 16th centuries. Outside the church is a medieval preaching cross.

Full information about St. James' Church can be found here.

Somerton is close to the River Cherwell and adjacent to the Oxford Canal and the Oxford to Banbury railway line, about 6 miles north-west of Bicester.


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