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Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire

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Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire

Rotherfield Greys is a village and civil parish in the Chiltern Hills in South Oxfordshire. It is 2 miles west of Henley-on-Thames and just over 1 mile east of the village of Rotherfield Peppard. The Domesday Book of 1086 mentions Rotherfield Greys under the ownership of the Norman knight Anchetil de Greye. Rotherfield derives from the Old English redrefeld meaning "cattle lands". The Church of England parish church of Saint Nicolas is Norman and was restored in 1865.
DistrictSouth Oxfordshire
Post townHenley-on-Thames
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSU7282
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 code01491
Population354 (2001 census)
 

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

Greies Rotherfield ~ Greys ~ Rotherfield Grays

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

Greys, par., Oxfordshire. See ROTHERFIELD GREYS.

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