Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, RG9 5BA

Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, RG9 5BA

Date of visit: 6th May 2022


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nettlebed is a village and civil parish in the Chiltern Hills about 4+1⁄2 miles (7 km) northwest of Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire and 6 miles (10 km) southeast of Wallingford.

The earliest known records of the name “Nettlebed” are from the 13th century. The Inquisitiones post mortem record it as Netelbedde in 1252 and 1276. The name does mean a nettlebed: a place overgrown with nettles. Nettlebed village is on an ancient route through the Chiltern Hills between Henley on Thames and Wallingford, which for centuries was part of a trunk route between London and Oxford. The road between Henley and Wallingford was made into a turnpike in 1736 and ceased to be a turnpike in 1873.

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Northing & Westing 51°34’34.2″N, 0°59’22.7″W
Plus code: 9C3XH2G6+F4
what3words: openly.expel.everyone
Grid Reference SU 70111 86851
OS X & Y: 186851, 470111
Latitude & Longitude: 51.576178, -0.989659
UK Postcode: RG9 5BA

County: Oxfordshire
District: South Oxfordshire District
Parish: Nettlebed CP
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