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Fringford, Oxfordshire

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Fringford, Oxfordshire

Fringford is a village and civil parish in Oxfordshire, about 4 miles northeast of Bicester. The parish is bounded to the east by the Roman road that linked Alchester Roman Town with Roman Towcester, to the south by a brook that joins the River Bure, to the north mostly by a brook that is a tributary of the River Great Ouse, and to the west by field boundaries. Fringford village is in the north of the parish, surrounded on two sides by a bend in the tributary of the Great Ouse.
Post townBicester
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSP6028
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
Population613 (2001 census)

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


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

Fringford, par. and vil., Oxfordshire, 4½ miles NE. of Bicester, 1460 ac., g"op. 411; P.O.; contains the seat of Fringford Heath.

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