Place:Ambrosden, Oxfordshire, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.876°N 1.119°W
Located inOxfordshire, England
See alsoBullingdon Hundred, Oxfordshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Bicester Rural, Oxfordshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1932
Ploughley Rural, Oxfordshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1932-1974
Cherwell District, Oxfordshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Ambrosden is a village and civil parish in the Cherwell District of Oxfordshire, England, southwest of Bicester to which it is linked by the A41 road. It is 13 miles (21 km) from Oxford. The 2001 UK census recorded a parish population of 1,749 people, and the 2011 census, 2,248. The parish is bounded by the River Ray to the south, its tributary the River Bure to the west, the outskirts of Bicester to the north and field boundaries to the east.

The village is 2 miles (3 km) east of Alchester Roman Town. Ambrosden has a Church of England parish church and a public house. Since the wikipedia:World War II\Second World War Ambrosden has housed British Army personnel stationed at St. George's Barracks, which is at Arncott about 1 1⁄2 miles (2.4 km) south of Ambrosden. The Ministry of Defence had many new houses built at Ambrosden in the early 1950s.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Ambrosden.

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