Newnham Murren

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Newnham Murren
St. Mary's Church, Newnham Murren - geograph.org.uk - 45880.jpg
St Mary's parish church
Newnham Murren is located in Oxfordshire
Newnham Murren
Newnham Murren
Newnham Murren shown within Oxfordshire
OS grid reference SU613888
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Wallingford
Postcode district OX10
Dialling code 01491
Police Thames Valley
Fire Oxfordshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
OxfordshireCoordinates: 51°35′46″N 1°06′58″W / 51.596°N 1.116°W / 51.596; -1.116

Newnham Murren is a hamlet in the Thames Valley in South Oxfordshire, about 0.5 miles (800 m) east of the market town of Wallingford. Newnham Murren is in the civil parish of Crowmarsh and is now contiguous with the village of Crowmarsh Gifford.

History[edit]

Newnham Murren is an ancient parish, recorded in Domesday Book as Niweham.[1] The Church of England parish church of St Mary was built in the 12th century.

Newnham Murren was a strip parish: a thin strip of land extending into the Chiltern Hills[2] including part of Stoke Row.

Newnham Murren was made a civil parish in the 19th century, but in 1932 the civil parish was absorbed into the new civil parish of Crowmarsh.[3]

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