William Dargue A History of BIRMINGHAM Places & Placenames from A to Y
Old Oscott/ Oscott, Oscott Hill
B44 - Grid reference SP071946
See Oscott for the full entry for Old Oscott and New Oscott.
The hamlet of Oscott stood in the valley of Oscott Brook at the junction of Old Oscott Lane and Old Oscott Hill in the north-eastern corner of the Perry Barr division of the ancient parish of Handsworth. A Roman Catholic mission was set up on the slopes of Oscott Hill in the 17th century.
William Dargue 06.04.2009
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