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Chinnor, Oxfordshire

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Chinnor, Oxfordshire

Chinnor is a village and civil parish in South Oxfordshire about 4 miles southeast of Thame. The village is a Spring line settlement on the Icknield Way below the Chiltern escarpment. Since 1932 the civil parish has included the village of Emmington. Chinnor formerly had a cement works and artisans supporting High Wycombe's furniture making industry, but in the 21st century is primarily a dormitory village for Thame, High Wycombe, Aylesbury and London.
DistrictSouth Oxfordshire
Post townChinnor
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSP7500
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 code01844
Population5,857 (parish, including Emmington, Henton & Oakley) (2001 census)
 

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

Chenore

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

Chinnor, par. and vil. with ry. sta., SE. Oxfordshire, 5 miles SE. of Thame and 3½ miles W. of Princes Risborough Junc., 2712 ac., pop. 1237; P.O.

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