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Welcome to Bletchingdon
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Bletchingdon is a village 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Kidlington and 6 miles (9.7 km) southwest of Bicester.
The village lies on high land just under two miles from the river-bridge over the Cherwell and at the junction of the old London to Worcester road with three by-roads to Weston-on-the Green, Kirtlington and Hampton Poyle..
Bletchingdon parish also includes the hamlets of Enslow and Heathfield about two miles west and east of the village respectively.
The Oxford canal was completed in 1789 and runs through Enslow following the path of the river Cherwell. From 1845 the Oxford and Rugby Railway was built, also through Enslow, where Bletchingdon railway station once stood. This station was closed in 1964.
Bletchingdon Parish Council are arranging a Litter Pick around Bletchingdon Village during the Keep Britain Tidy national campaign in September … continue reading