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Wittenham, Long

Long Wittenham lies four miles southeast of Abingdon. It is on the River Thames. The soil is clay and alluvium, with greensand in the south. More than half the land was arable, nearly a quarter permanent grass, and a small amount woodland.

Further reading
Wordie, R. (ed.), 'Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885' (Reading, 2000) pp.195-196.


Acreage: 2275
Population 1801: 451
  1831: 547
  1861: 583

 

OS Map Grid Ref(s): 10, 11, 15

 

Parliamentary Enclosure Maps & Awards

Wittenham, Long (1812) - Ref: Q/RDC/1A [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

Wittenham, Long (1812) - Ref: Q/RDC/1B [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

 

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