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Stanford in the Vale
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This site is a resource for all those living in Stanford in the Vale, Oxfordshire. This non-profit site has been maintained on an entirely voluntary basis by residents of the village since 2002.


If you are self isolating and unable to leave your house, Stanford 20 can help. Every street has been assigned one or more volunteers and a leaflet has been posted through every door with the contact details. If you've lost these details or would like any help please use the contact form to send a message to the web site manager and it will be passed on to the relevant volunteer.

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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, a churches, a public house and numerous businesses.

Stanford from the air, July 2001, thanks to Mark Bush High Street
The Anchor

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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