West Hagbourne

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West Hagbourne
Benches round a horse chestnut tree in West Hagbourne - geograph.org.uk - 1288961.jpg
Part of the village
West Hagbourne is located in Oxfordshire
West Hagbourne
West Hagbourne
Location within Oxfordshire
Area4.12 km2 (1.59 sq mi)
Population259 (2011 Census)
• Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
OS grid referenceSU5187
Civil parish
  • West Hagbourne
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDidcot
Postcode districtOX11
Dialling code01235
PoliceThames Valley
FireOxfordshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
WebsiteWest Hagbourne Oxfordshire
List of places
UK
England
Oxfordshire
51°35′02″N 1°15′29″W / 51.584°N 1.258°W / 51.584; -1.258Coordinates: 51°35′02″N 1°15′29″W / 51.584°N 1.258°W / 51.584; -1.258

West Hagbourne is a village and civil parish in the Berkshire Downs about 2 miles (3 km) south of Didcot. The 2011 Census recorded a parish population of 259.[1]

History[edit]

The village was part of Berkshire until the 1974 boundary changes transferred it to Oxfordshire and from the former Wallingford Rural District to the district of South Oxfordshire. It was separated from East Hagbourne in the late Middle Ages.[citation needed]

Amenities[edit]

West Hagbourne's Church of England parish church is St Andrew's, East Hagbourne.

West Hagbourne has a public house, the Horse and Harrow.[2]

Education[edit]

Hagbourne Church of England Primary School[3] in neighbouring East Hagbourne serves West Hagbourne. The County secondary schools that serve West Hagbourne are in Didcot: St. Birinus School (for boys) and Didcot Girls School.

Transport[edit]

Thames Travel route 94 serves West Hagbourne from Mondays to Fridays, linking the village with Didcot town and with Didcot Parkway railway station. Buses run mostly once an hour, with a half-hourly service in the evening peak. There is no Saturday or Sunday service.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Hagbourne Parish Local Area Report". NOMIS. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  2. ^ The Horse & Harrow
  3. ^ Hagbourne CE Primary School
  4. ^ "route 94/94S/94C" (PDF). Thames Travel. Retrieved 19 July 2018.

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