Place:Witney, Oxfordshire, England

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NameWitney
TypeTown
Coordinates51.783772°N 1.485626°W
Located inOxfordshire, England

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Witney is a town on the River Windrush, west of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England.

The place-name 'Witney' is first attested in a Saxon charter of 969 as 'Wyttannige'; it appears as 'Witenie' in the Domesday Book of 1086. The name means 'Witta's island'.

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