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Wendlebury, Oxfordshire

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Wendlebury, Oxfordshire

Wendlebury is a village and civil parish about 2 miles southwest of Bicester and about 0.5 miles from Junction 9 of the M40. The village is on a stream that flows through the centre of the village parallel with the main street. The toponym is derived from Old English, meaning the burh of a Saxon named W├Žndel.
DistrictCherwell
Post townBicester
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSP5619
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01869
Population434 (2001 census)
 

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

Wandesberie

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

Wendlebury, par., Oxfordshire, 2½ miles SW. of Bicester, 1154 ac., pop. 166; contains Wendlebury House, seat.

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