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Deddington, Oxfordshire

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Deddington, Oxfordshire

Deddington is a civil parish in Oxfordshire about 6 miles south of Banbury. In scale Deddington is a village, but it has a town centre with a market place and the local football team is called Deddington Town FC.
Post townBanbury
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSP4631
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01869
Population2,123 (parish, including Clifton & Hempton) (2001 census)

Other names by which Deddington, Oxfordshire has been known in the past


Deddington, Oxfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Deddington, small market town and par., N. Oxfordshire, near Oxford Canal, 6 miles S. of Banbury and 80 miles NW. of London, 4243 ac., pop. 1958; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Tuesday. D. is an ancient place, .dating from the Saxon era. It sent 2 members to the Parliaments of Edward I. On the E. side of the town are vestiges of a large castle, of unknown antiquity.

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