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Ewelme, Oxfordshire

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Ewelme, Oxfordshire

Ewelme is a village and civil parish in the Chiltern Hills in South Oxfordshire, 2.5 miles northeast of the market town of Wallingford. To the east of the village is Cow Common and to the west, Benson Airfield, the north-eastern corner of which is within the parish boundary. The solid geology is chalk overlying gault clay. The drift geology includes some gravel.
DistrictSouth Oxfordshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSU6491
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
Population1,103 (2001 census)

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

Ewhelme ~ Lawelme ~ New Elme ~ Lauuelme ~ Lauelme ~ Auuilma

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

Ewelme.-- hundred, SE. Oxfordshire, 25,096 ac., pop. 5793; contains 13 pars, and parts of 2 others.

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