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Denchworth, Oxfordshire

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Denchworth, Oxfordshire

Denchworth is a village and civil parish about 2.5 miles north of Wantage. It was part of Berkshire until the 1974 boundary changes transferred the Vale of White Horse to Oxfordshire. The parish is bounded by the Land Brook in the west and the Childrey Brook in the east. The Great Western Main Line between Reading and Swindon runs through the parish just south of the village, but there is no station.
DistrictVale of White Horse
Post townAbingdon
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU3891
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
Population154 (2001 census)

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

Denchworth, par., Berks, 2 miles NW. of Wantage, 1041 ac., pop. 229.

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