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Weald, Oxfordshire

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Weald, Oxfordshire

Weald is a hamlet in Bampton civil parish about 0.75 miles southwest of Bampton. The toponym Weald is from the Old English for "woodland". The place was recorded by name in the late 12th century when Osney Abbey acquired a house there. It was a separate township by the 13th century. In the 18th and 19th centuries the township included much of the southwest part of the town of Bampton itself. Weald Manor is a large late 17th century manor house, remodelled in about 1730.
DistrictWest Oxfordshire
Post townBampton
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSP3002
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01993

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