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Wardington, Oxfordshire

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Wardington, Oxfordshire

Wardington is a village and civil parish in Oxfordshire, about 4 miles northeast of Banbury. The village consists of two parts, Lower Wardington and Upper Wardington. The parish includes the hamlet of Williamscot, about 1 mile southwest of Wardington.
Post townBanbury
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSP4946
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01295
Population580 (parish, including Williamscot) (2001 census)

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

Wardington, township and vil., Cropredy par., Oxfordshire, in N. of co.- township, 2572 ac., pop. 623; vil., 4 miles NE. of Banbury; P.O.

Wardington, Oxfordshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

WARDINGTON, a chapelry, in the parish of Cropredy, union and hundred of Banbury, county of Oxford, 5 miles (N. E. by N.) from Banbury; containing, with the hamlets of Coton and Williamscote, 865 inhabitants, some of whom are employed in the manufacture of plush and girth-webbing. The chapel is dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene, and is a small edifice, of plain, and in some parts even rude, workmanship. The nave is mostly of the 13th century, and the chancel of the early part of the 14th, with a good east window: there are two aisles and a tower.

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