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Mapledurham, Oxfordshire

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Mapledurham, Oxfordshire

Mapledurham is a small village, civil parish and country estate beside the River Thames in Oxfordshire. The village gives its name to an electoral ward It should not be confused with the Mapledurham electoral ward of the nearby Borough of Reading, which is a subdivision of that town's suburb of Caversham.
DistrictSouth Oxfordshire
Post townReading
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSU6776
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
Population280 (2001 census)

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

Maple Durham ~ Mapleurham ~ Malpedreham ~ Mapeldreham

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

Mapledurham, par. and vil., Oxfordshire, on river Thames, 3½ miles NW. of Reading, 3068 ac. (78 water), pop. 422; Mapledurham House (1523), a Tudor edifice, with a fine elm-tree avenue, was fortified for Charles I. during the Civil War.

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