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Shellingford, Oxfordshire

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Shellingford, Oxfordshire

Shellingford, historically also spelt Shillingford, is a village and civil parish about 2.5 miles south-east of Faringdon in the Vale of White Horse. It was part of Berkshire until the 1974 Local Government Act transferred it to Oxfordshire. In the 10th century the toponym was spelt Scaringaford and in the 11th century it was Serengeford. 13th century forms of the name included Salingeford, Schalingeford, Shallingford, Sallingford and Schillingford.
DistrictVale of White Horse
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU3193
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 code01367
Population157 (2001 census)
 

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

Shillingford ~ Serengeford

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

Shellingford (or Shillingford), par., Berks, 2½ miles SE. of Faringdon, 1761 ac., pop. 258.

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