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Ambrosden, Oxfordshire

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Ambrosden, Oxfordshire

Ambrosden is a village and civil parish in Cherwell, Oxfordshire, England, 3 miles southwest of Bicester to which it is linked by the A41 road, and 13 miles from Oxford. The 2001 Census recorded a parish population of 1,749 people. The parish is bounded by the River Ray to the south, its tributary the River Bure to the west, the outskirts of Bicester to the north and field boundaries to the east. The village is 2 miles east of Alchester Roman Town.
DistrictCherwell
Post townBicester
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSP6019
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
Population1,749 (2001 census)
 

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

Ambresdone

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

Ambrosden, par., civ. par., and vil., W. Oxfordshire, 2½ miles SE. of Bicester -- par., 4337 ac., pop. 717; civ. par., 605 ac., pop. 160: P.O.

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