Highways and land ownership
Land Charges information on highways adoptions and land ownership.
We hold a copy of the Highway Record Map showing highways that are adopted and maintained at the public expense, and the Definitive Map showing public rights of way on behalf of Oxfordshire County Council in order to answer Local Searches.
For Road Adoptions
Oxfordshire County Council
Land and Highway Records Office
DX 4310 OXFORD
Telephone 01865 815082
For Public Rights of Way
Tel: (01865) 810808
Tel: 01865 810807 Fax: 01865 810187
The Land Charges team does not hold any details on land ownership or boundary responsibilities.
If you believe that land is owned by this council, then please contact the council's strategic property team on to confirm. If you wish to establish ownership of land and the site you are interested in is not shown as being council owned, then we would suggest you contact the Land Registry on 01452 511111 or at the address below
H.M. Land Registry
Last reviewed: 28 - 03 - 2017