Netherton, Oxfordshire

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Netherton
Painton's Farm - geograph.org.uk - 309142.jpg
Painton's Farm, Netherton
Netherton is located in Oxfordshire
Netherton
Netherton
Location within Oxfordshire
OS grid referenceSU4198
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townAbingdon
Postcode districtOX13
Dialling code01865
PoliceThames Valley
FireOxfordshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Oxfordshire
51°41′49″N 1°23′49″W / 51.697°N 1.397°W / 51.697; -1.397Coordinates: 51°41′49″N 1°23′49″W / 51.697°N 1.397°W / 51.697; -1.397

Netherton is a hamlet in Fyfield and Tubney civil parish about 5.5 miles (9 km) west of Abingdon.[1] Formerly in the parish of Fyfield before it merged with Tubney in 1952, it was part of Berkshire until the 1974 boundary changes transferred it to Oxfordshire.[2] The toponym is derived from the Old English neotherra meaning "lower, nether" and dun meaning "hill".[citation needed] It was recorded as Netendon in 1193.[citation needed] Netherton is primarily residential. Netherton is linked with Oxford by Pulhams Coaches route 63 bus that runs on Mondays to Fridays.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bartholomew, John. "Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)". A Vision of Britain through Time. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  2. ^ 'Netheravon - Netton', in A Topographical Dictionary of England, ed. Samuel Lewis (London, 1848), pp. 372-374. British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/topographical-dict/england/pp372-374 [accessed 1 April 2021].
  3. ^ "63 - Southmoor - Botley - Oxford – Pulhams Coaches". bustimes.org. 25 March 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  4. ^ "Pulhams 63 Timetable from 1 September 2020" (PDF). Pulhams Coaches.