Sandford St. Martin

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Sandford St. Martin
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St. Martin's parish church
Sandford St. Martin is located in Oxfordshire
Sandford St. Martin
Sandford St. Martin
 Sandford St. Martin shown within Oxfordshire
Population 210 (2011 Census)
OS grid reference SP4226
Civil parish Sandford St. Martin
District West Oxfordshire
Shire county Oxfordshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Chipping Norton
Postcode district OX7
Dialling code 01608
Police Thames Valley
Fire Oxfordshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Banbury
List of places
UK
England
Oxfordshire

Coordinates: 51°56′20″N 1°23′24″W / 51.939°N 01.390°W / 51.939; -01.390

Sandford St. Martin is a village and civil parish in West Oxfordshire about 6.5 miles (10.5 km) east of Chipping Norton and about 9 miles (14 km) south of Banbury. The 2011 Census recorded the parish's population as 209.[1]

The village was called Sandford until about 1884, when the suffix "St. Martin" was added to distinguish it from Sandford-on-Thames elsewhere in Oxfordshire and Dry Sandford in what was then the neighbouring part of Berkshire.[2] The village is centred on a former ford on Tyte brook, a tributary of the River Dorn.

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