Old Chalford

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Old Chalford
Old Chalford is located in Oxfordshire
Old Chalford
Old Chalford
Location within Oxfordshire
OS grid referenceSP342258
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townChipping Norton
Postcode districtOX7
Dialling code01608
PoliceThames Valley
FireOxfordshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
WebsiteEnstone village website
List of places
UK
England
Oxfordshire
51°55′44″N 1°30′11″W / 51.929°N 1.503°W / 51.929; -1.503Coordinates: 51°55′44″N 1°30′11″W / 51.929°N 1.503°W / 51.929; -1.503

Old Chalford is a hamlet in Enstone civil parish, about 2 miles (3 km) east of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.

Old Chalford is on the River Glyme, which is dammed in the hamlet forming a number of ponds. The Wychwood Way long distance footpath passes through the hamlet. About 0.5 miles (800 m) southeast of Old Chalford are old earthworks and ruins of limestone walls which are the remains of the deserted medieval village of Nether Chalford.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rowley, Trevor (1978). Villages in the Landscape. Archaeology in the Field Series. London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. p. 190. ISBN 0-460-04166-5.
  2. ^ Oxford, Chipping Norton and Bicester (Landranger Maps) (D1 ed.). Ordnance Survey. 2006. ISBN 978-0-319-22913-2.