Didcot lies five miles south of Abingdon. It is on the main road from Wantage to Wallingford. The soil is mainly chalk and sand. Nearly half the land was pasture, and over a quarter arable. There was a weekly market and an annual fair.
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.56-57.
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