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Challow, West

The village of West Challow was a chapelry in Letcombe Regis. It is on the main roads from Ashbury and Faringdon to Wantage, and was on the Wilts and Berks Canal. The soil is mainly chalk. Just under a quarter of the land was permanent grass and one tenth arable. See also Letcombe Regis for details.

Further reading
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.100-102.


Acreage: 739
Population 1801: 185
  1831: 148
  1861: 192

 

OS Map Grid Ref(s): 13, 14

 

Parliamentary Enclosure Maps & Awards

Challow, West (See Letcombe Regis)

 

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