Faringdon  Berkshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Faringdon like this:

Faringdon.-- market town with ry. sta., Great Faringdon par., Berks, 13 miles W. of Abingdon and 70 miles NW. of London; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Tuesday; has trade in bacon, corn, sheep, and cattle; in vicinity is Faringdon House. Faringdon Hill commands a view of parts of Oxford, Gloucester, and Wilts.

Faringdon through time

Faringdon is now part of Vale of White Horse district. Click here for graphs and data of how Vale of White Horse has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Faringdon itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Faringdon, in Vale of White Horse and Berkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th June 2021

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