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Location

Hinton Waldrist is located about 12 miles south west of Oxford, and about a mile south of the River Thames. For those with satnav, the postcode SN7 8RN will take you to the High Street, while SN7 8SA will take you to the Church.

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History

Mediaeval Times Hinton is an Anglo-Saxon village name meaning “high settlement”.  It’s recorded in the Domesday Survey of 1085 as “Hentone”, the lord of the manor being Odo of Winchester.  Early in the 12th Century, ownership of the manor was granted by Henry I to Guy de St Valery.  The manor remained in the St …

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Scenes

Scenes in Our Village – Stereo Photographs from the 1850s During the 1850s, an eminent Victorian photographer called T R  Williams published a series of about 60 stereo photographs that were taken in Hinton Waldrist, under the title “Scenes in Our Village”.  When viewed through a “stereoscope” which presents one of a pair of images …

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Village Hall

For further information and bookings, please contact: Sue Jenkins 01865 823352  

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Allotments

  Allotments under threat The allotments in Hinton Waldrist are on land owned by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity. Recently, this charity has been exploring ways to better capitalise on its property portfolio, and instructed its property agent Smiths Gore to prepare an outline plan that called for the building of 28 houses on the …

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Links

Village Sites Hinton Waldrist Allotment Society on Facebook Local Interest Thematic Trails – Oxfordshire Golden Ridge - great source of books of local interest Longworth & District History Society - monthly meetings, various publications Broadband Gigaclear Better Broadband for Oxfordshire Local Government Vale of White Horse District Council Oxfordshire  County Council MP – Ed Vaizey Healthcare White …

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