SHIFFORD, a chapelry in the parish and hundred of Bampton, county Oxford, 3 miles S.E. of Bampton, and 6 from Witney. It is situated on the Thames. At this place Alfred the Great once held a great council, The chapel is an ancient edifice.

The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003

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