St Andrew's Church
|Population||578 (2011 Census)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Website||Letcombe Regis Parish Council|
Letcombe Regis is a village and civil parish in the Vale of White Horse. It was part of Berkshire until the 1974 boundary changes transferred the Vale of White Horse to Oxfordshire. The village is on Letcombe Brook at the foot of the Berkshire Downs escarpment about 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of the market town of Wantage. The 2011 Census recorded the parish population as 578.
The Domesday Book of 1086 records Letcombe Regis. The name may come from the Old English Ledecumbe meaning the "lede in the combe" – i.e. "the brook in the valley." "Regis" may derive from the Latin 'rex' meaning 'Royal' with 'Regis' meaning The King's, giving, perhaps, "The Kings brook in the valley."
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- "Ridgeway Benefice". Wantage Deanery. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
- "Welcome". The Greyhound Inn. Retrieved 6 December 2019.
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- "First Team". Letcombe F.C. 6 December 2019. Retrieved 6 December 2019.
- Ekwall, Eilert (1960) . Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names (4th ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Letcombe Basset & Regis. ISBN 0198691033.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
- Gilbert, David (2011). "Excavations South Of St Andrew's Church, Letcombe Regis: Prehistoric, Roman, Anglo-Saxon and Saxo-Norman Activity". Oxoniensia. Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society. LXXVI: 241–258. ISSN 0308-5562.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
- Ditchfield, P. H.; Page, William, eds. (1924). "Letcombe Regis with East Challow and West Challow". A History of the County of Berkshire. Victoria County History. IV. assisted by John Hautenville Cope. London: The St Katherine Press. pp. 222–228.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
- Pevsner, Nikolaus (1966). Berkshire. The Buildings of England. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. p. 167.
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