Oxwich, Swansea

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Oxwich is a village in Swansea

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Oxwich within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Oxwich in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Oxwich, par. and vil., Gower, Glamorgan - par., 1265 ac. (17 water) and 514 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 229; the vil. is on Oxwich Bay, 12 miles SW. of Swansea. Oxwich Bay is 3½ miles wide across the entrance, and penetrates 2 miles. Near Oxwich Point, the W. extremity of the bay, stands Oxwich Castle, built in the reign of Henry VIII.

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