Russell's Water

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Russell's Water
Russell's Water is located in Oxfordshire
Russell's Water
Russell's Water
Russell's Water shown within Oxfordshire
OS grid reference SU708895
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Henley-on-Thames
Postcode district RG9
Dialling code 01491
Police Thames Valley
Fire Oxfordshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°34′48″N 0°58′44″W / 51.580°N 0.979°W / 51.580; -0.979Coordinates: 51°34′48″N 0°58′44″W / 51.580°N 0.979°W / 51.580; -0.979

Russell’s Water is a hamlet about 6 miles (9.7 km) north of Henley-on-Thames in South Oxfordshire. It is in the Chiltern Hills about 620 feet (190 m) above sea level.

There is 20th-century and older housing, a village hall,[1] an area of common land called Russell's Water Common to the east and a large duck pond. The pond featured in the 1968 film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and cast members Adrian Hall and Heather Ripley returned to the location for a TV documentary about the making of the film in 2004.[2]


  1. ^ The Village Hall at Russells Water
  2. ^ After They Were Famous: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, 2004 TV Documentary(