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Cholsey, Oxfordshire

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Cholsey, Oxfordshire

Cholsey is a village and civil parish 2 miles south of Wallingford, in South Oxfordshire. In 1974 it was transferred from Berkshire to the county of Oxfordshire, and from Wallingford Rural District to the district of South Oxfordshire. The village green is known as The Forty and has a substantial and ancient walnut tree. Winterbrook, at the north end of Cholsey parish adjoins Wallingford, and is the site of Winterbrook Bridge, which crosses the Thames.
DistrictSouth Oxfordshire
Post townWallingford
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU5886
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01491
Population3,380 (2001 census)

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

Chawsey ~ Chelseie ~ Celsea ~ Celsei

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

Cholsey, par., mid. Berks, 2½ miles SW. of Wallingford, 4438 ac. (12 water), pop. 1735; P.O.

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