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Pyrton, Oxfordshire

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Pyrton, Oxfordshire

Pyrton is a village and civil parish in Oxfordshire about 1 mile north of the small town of Watlington and 5 miles south of Thame. The toponym is from Old English meaning "pear-tree farm".
DistrictSouth Oxfordshire
Post townWatlington
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSU6895
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
Population217 (2001 census)

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

Peritone ~ Pirton ~ Piritune

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

Pirton, par., Oxfordshire. See PYRTON.

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