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Didcot  Berkshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Didcot like this:

DUDCOTT, Dudcote, or Didcot, a parish in Wallingford district, Berks; on the Great Western railway, at the deflection of the branch to Oxford, 5½ miles W of Wallingford. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Wallingford. Acres, £1, 094. Real property, £2, 002. ...


Pop., 349. Houses, 75. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £397. Patron, Brazenose College, Oxford. The church is chiefly perpendicular English, in good condition; and the churchyard contains a picturesque stone cross and some fine yew trees.

Didcot through time

Didcot is now part of South Oxfordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Oxfordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Didcot itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Didcot, in South Oxfordshire and Berkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5990

Date accessed: 15th December 2017


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