Stoke Row is a village of approximately 700 inhabitants and is situated 175 metres above sea level at the southern end of the Chiltern Hills. It's flint and clay soil, laid over chalk, enabled its early history of pottery making. However, there was no natural water source and it is likely that only hunter gatherers would have visited this wooded area until the Saxons came.

At that time it became know as Stoches (meaning a fenced place) Ruh (meaning a rough, outlying place). Later this long narrow village, straggling along the ridge, became Stoke Rewe (the latter from the Norman French Rue, meaning street). Administratively, the village was in the parish of Ipsden until 1952, when it formed its own Parish Council...

- Angela Spencer-Harper, March 2004
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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an attempted burglary in Stoke Row Oxfordshire.

On 20th October 2018 between 04:30 – 05:00, a property in Main Street had an attempted burglary. No entry was gained.

If you have seen any suspicious looking vehicles or people in the area or have any information relating to this message, please call the police via the 24 hour non- emergency telephone number 101.

 

Alternatively, if you have any information but wish to remain anonymous, please call crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.


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