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East Challow, Oxfordshire

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East Challow, Oxfordshire

East Challow is a village and civil parish about 1 mile west of Wantage in the Vale of White Horse. Historically it was part of the ecclesiastical parish of Letcombe Regis, but since 1852 East and West Challow have formed their own single ecclesiastical parish. East 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 GridSU3788
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
Population1,071 (2001 census)

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

Challow ~ Challow East

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

Challow, East, township and ry. sta. (Challow), Letcombe Regis par., W. Berks, 1 mile NW. of Wantage, 1353 ac., pop. 397.

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