Kidmore End

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Kidmore End
St John the Baptist, Kidmore End - geograph.org.uk - 1549444.jpg
St John the Baptist parish church
Kidmore End is located in Oxfordshire
Kidmore End
Kidmore End
 Kidmore End shown within Oxfordshire
Population 1,264 (parish, including Gallowstree Common) (2001 census)[1]
OS grid reference SU6979
Civil parish Kidmore End
District South Oxfordshire
Shire county Oxfordshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Reading
Postcode district RG4
Dialling code 0118
Police Thames Valley
Fire Oxfordshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Henley
Website Kidmore End Parish Council
List of places
UK
England
Oxfordshire

Coordinates: 51°30′32″N 0°59′42″W / 51.509°N 0.995°W / 51.509; -0.995

Kidmore End is a village and civil parish in South Oxfordshire centred 4 miles (6.4 km) north north-west of Reading, Berkshire.

Amenities and geography[edit]

The village is dispersed into four built-up streets or small clusters of homes and has half-timbered cottages, housing ranging from early Georgian to a few late 20th century and early 21st century homes [2] and a public house, the New Inn.[3]

The Church of England parish church of Saint John the Baptist was built in 1852.[4] The village school was opened in 1856 and is now a Church of England primary school.[5]

Kidmore End Cricket Club plays in the Thames Valley Cricket League.[6]

The nearest shop, café and small business services are in Sonning Common, centred 0.5 miles (0.80 km) north-east. The area is approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) at its longest (north-west to south-east) and includes the named localities of Gallowstree Common by a wooded common, Cane End, Chalkhouse Green and Tokers Green.

Demography[edit]

In land use statistics, published with the 2011 census, the area was mostly greenspace, which is agriculture and woodland in this area, with the next highest land use category being domestic gardens, followed by roads, non-domestic buildings and domestic buildings.[7]

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