Place:Wantage, Berkshire, England

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NameWantage
Alt namesWanetinzsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 37
TypeTown
Coordinates51.6°N 1.417°W
Located inBerkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inOxfordshire, England     (1974 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Wantage is a market town and civil parish in the Vale of the White Horse, Oxfordshire, England. The town is on Letcombe Brook, about south-west of Abingdon and a similar distance west of Didcot.

Historically part of Berkshire, it is notable as the birthplace of King Alfred the Great in 849.

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