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Didcot, Oxfordshire

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Didcot, Oxfordshire

Didcot is a town and civil parish in Oxfordshire about 10 miles south of Oxford. Until 1974 it was in Berkshire, but was transferred to Oxfordshire in that year, and from Wallingford Rural District to the district of South Oxfordshire. It became the largest town in the new South Oxfordshire district, although it is situated right at its edge.
DistrictSouth Oxfordshire
Post townDidcot
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU5289
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01235
Population22,762 (2001 census)
 

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

Dudcot ~ Dudcote ~ Dudcott ~ Dudcott Dudcote

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

Didcot (or Dudcot), par. with ry. sta. (Didcot Junc.), Berks, 4½ miles S. of Abingdon, 1120 ac., pop. 373; P.O.

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