Place:Eye and Dunsden, Oxfordshire, England

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NameEye and Dunsden
Alt namesSonning Commonsource: village in parish
Binfield Heathsource: village in parish
Dunsden Greensource: hamlet in parish
Playhatchsource: hamlet in parish
Sonning Eyesource: hamlet in parish
TypeLiberty (parochial), Civil parish
Coordinates51.485°N 0.926°W
Located inOxfordshire, England
See alsoBinfield Hundred, Oxfordshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Sonning, Berkshire, Englandparish of which it was a parochial liberty
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Eye and Dunsden is a largely rural civil parish in the most southern part of the English county of Oxfordshire. Before it became a civil parish in 1866 it was considered to be a "parochial liberty" within the parish of Sonning. On some maps the parish is labelled Sonning.

It includes the villages of Sonning Eye, Dunsden Green and Playhatch and borders on the River Thames with the village of Sonning in Berkshire connected via Sonning Bridge just over the river to the south. Before 1866, Eye and Dunsden was part of the trans-county parish of Sonning.

To the west, it abuts the suburb of Caversham in the growing Berkshire town of Reading. To the east lies the Oxfordshire parish of Shiplake. Sonning Common and the relatively newly created parish of Binfield Heath lie to the north. Sonning Common is within the parish; Binfield Heath is on the border with Shiplake.

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