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Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire

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Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire

Long Wittenham is a village and civil parish about 3 miles north of Didcot, and 3.5 miles southeast of Abingdon. It was part of Berkshire until the 1974 boundary changes transferred it from Berkshire to Oxfordshire, and from the former Wallingford Rural District to the new district of South Oxfordshire. The village is by a loop in the River Thames, on slightly higher ground than the flood-plain around it.
DistrictSouth Oxfordshire
Post townAbingdon
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU5493
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01865
Population950 (2001 census)
 

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

Wittenham ~ Wittenham Long

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

Wittenham, Long, par. and vil., Berks, in NE. of co.- par., 2275 ac., pop. 562; vil., on river Thames, 5 miles NW. of Wallingford; P.O.

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