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West Challow, Oxfordshire

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West Challow, Oxfordshire

West Challow is a village and civil parish about 2 miles west of the market town of Wantage in the Vale of White Horse. The village is on Childrey Brook, which is a tributary of the River Ock. West Challow was part of Berkshire until the 1974 boundary changes transferred the Vale of White Horse to Oxfordshire.
DistrictVale of White Horse
Post townWantage
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU3688
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01235
Population184 (2001 census)

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

Challow ~ Challow West

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

Challow, West, township, Letcombe Regis par., W. Berks, 2 miles NW. of Wantage, 739 ac., pop. 172.

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