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Banbury town & Bodicote, 1953
Scan from paper copy of Ordnance Survey One Inch Map Sheet 145.

The most striking change between this map and the 1946 map is the development to the west of Banbury of the Ruscote and Bretch Hill estates. There is also development on Hightown Road, near the Horton Hospital.
Withycombe Drive was built in 1947 and by the date of this map we can also see The Fairway, The Link, Cherry Road, Ferndale Road and Marlowe Close. Sandford Green appears to be under construction. Sinclair Avenue has been extended.
The motivation for this new development was in part to house families from London and Coventry.

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