Abingdon-on-Thames is a market town and civil parish in Oxfordshire, England. It is the seat of the Vale of White Horse district. Previously the county town of Berkshire, Abingdon is one of several places that claim to be Britain's oldest continuously occupied town, with people having lived there for at least 6,000 years. It was part of Berkshire until the 1974 boundary changes transferred it to Oxfordshire. Abingdon is 5.5 miles south of Oxford and 5 miles north of Didcot in the flat valley of the Thames on its west bank, where the small river Ock flows in from the Vale of White Horse....
|Also known as:||Abingdon, England, Abingdon, Oxfordshire|