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This site is a resource for all those living in and around Stanford in the Vale, Oxfordshire, with lists of local clubs and societies, amenities and businesses and an interactive chat facility. This non-profit site has been maintained on an entirely voluntary basis by residents of the village since 2003.

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About the village

Stanford in the Vale is a large village with approximately 2000 residents situated in south west Oxfordshire. It lies on the A417, four miles from Faringdon and six from Wantage (see map). It is a thriving modern community with many active clubs and societies, two churches, two public houses, shops and numerous businesses.

Stanford from the air, July 2001, thanks to Mark Bush High Street
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Stanford in the Vale is thought to be named after a stone ford in the area. It may have been a crossing of the River Ock, some say where the bridge now spans the river before Stanford Mill, however others speculate it was actually a crossing of Frogmore Brook. Read more village history in our new history section.

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