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East Hendred, Oxfordshire

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East Hendred, Oxfordshire

East Hendred is a village and civil parish about 4 miles east of Wantage in the Vale of White Horse and a similar distance west of Didcot. The village is on East Hendred Brook, which flows from the Berkshire Downs to join the River Thames at Sutton Courtenay. East Hendred was part of Berkshire until the 1974 boundary changes transferred it to Oxfordshire. The westernmost parts of the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus are in the parish. The Ridgeway and Icknield Way pass through the parish.
DistrictSouth Oxfordshire
Post townDidcot
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU4588
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
Population1,092 (2001 census)

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

Great ~ Great Hendred ~ Hendred ~ Hendred East ~ Hendred Great

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

East Hendred, 3 miles NE. of Wantage, Berks; P.O., T.O. See HENDRED, EAST.

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