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Headington, Oxfordshire

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Headington, Oxfordshire

Headington is a suburb of Oxford, England. It is at the top of Headington Hill overlooking the city in the Thames Valley below. The life of the large residential area is centred upon London Road, the main road between London and Oxford.
Post townOxford
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSP5407
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01865

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

Hedindon ~ Hedintone

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

Headington, par. and vil., Oxfordshire - par. (partly in Oxford city), 2172 ac., pop. 2776; pop. of city part, 191; vil., 2½ miles NE. of Oxford; P.O.; in vicinity is the seat of Headington House; on Headington Hill stands the Oxford Lunatic Asylum.

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