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Chilson, Somerset

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Chilson, Somerset

Chilson is a hamlet and civil parish in the Evenlode Valley in West Oxfordshire, England, about 4.5 miles south of Chipping Norton. The civil parish also includes the hamlet of Shorthampton, about 1 km north east of Chilson. The toponym, first recorded as Cildestuna in about 1200, comes from the Old English ċildes tūn, meaning "estate of the young nobleman".
DistrictWest Oxfordshire
Post townChipping Norton
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3203
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Population85 (parish, including Shorthampton) (2001 census)

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