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Shrivenham, Oxfordshire

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Shrivenham, Oxfordshire

Shrivenham is a large village and civil parish in the Vale of White Horse, England, about 5 miles southwest of Faringdon. The village is close to the county boundary with Wiltshire and about 6 miles northeast of Swindon. Shrivenham was part of Berkshire until the 1974 boundary changes transferred the Vale of White Horse to Oxfordshire.
DistrictVale of White Horse
Post townSwindon
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU2489
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01793
Population2,352 (2001 census)

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


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

Shrivenham, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., Berks, in NW. of co.- par., 8430 ac., pop. 1965; township, pop. 721; vil., 1 mile N. of sta. and 6 miles NE. of Swindon Junction; P.O., T.O.

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