Uffington  Berkshire


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

UFFINGTON, a parish, with a village, in Faringdon district, Berks; on the Wilts and Berks canal, and on the Great Western railway, and in the White Horse vale, under the White Horse hill, 4½ miles S by E of Great Faringdon. It took its name from the Saxon king Uffa; it is described in the opening chapter of "Tom Brown's School-days;" and it has a post-office under Faringdon, and a r. ...

station. Acres, 6,650. Real property, £8,037. Pop., 1,081. Houses, 246. Uffington and Woolstone manors, with Ashdown Park, belong to the Earl of Craven; and Balking manor belongs to E. N. Atkins, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £340.* Patron,Eyre, Esq. The church is early English, cruciform, and good. The p. curacy of Balking-with-Woolstone is a separate benefice. There are a Baptist chapel, a boys' endowed school with £40 a year, and a girls' subscription school.

Uffington through time

Uffington 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 Uffington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th June 2024

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