Place:


Ardington  Berkshire

 

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

ARDINGTON, a parish in Wantage district, Berks; on an affluent of the Thames, near the Wilts and Berks canal and the Great Western railway, 2 miles E of Wantage, and 4 SW of Steventon r. station. Post Town, Wantage. Acres, 1,775. Real property, £3,518. Pop., 354. Houses, 78. Ardington House was the residence of Clarke the antiquary, and the seat of Robert Vernon, Esq., who collected here the "Vernon Gallery" of pictures, which he left to the nation, and died in 1849. ...


The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value not reported.* Patron, Christ's Church, Oxford. The church is good, and has a tomb of R. Vernon.

Ardington through time

Ardington 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 Ardington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3587

Date accessed: 19th September 2021


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