Place:Lyneham, Oxfordshire, England

TypeHamlet, Chapelry, Civil parish
Coordinates51.884°N 1.595°W
Located inOxfordshire, England
See alsoChadlington Hundred, Oxfordshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Shipton under Wychwood, Oxfordshire, Englandecclesiastical parish in which it was a chapelry
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Lyneham is a village and civil parish about 5 miles (8 km) southwest of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. It is bounded to the southwest by the River Evenlode, to the southeast by the A361 road linking Chipping Norton and Burford, and on other sides by field boundaries. The 2011 UK census recorded the parish's population as 153.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Lyneham from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"LYNEHAM, a hamlet in Shipton-under-Wychwood parish, Oxford; on the river Evenlode, 4¼ miles SW of Chipping-Norton. Acres: 1,650. Real property: £2,204. Population: 237. Houses: 50. A schoolroom is here, and is used as a chapel of ease."

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