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Deddington village remained largely stable in size from the mid-1800s up to the mid-1900s. Post WWII there was a national drive, led by the newly elected Labour Party, to build more houses on varying sizes of estates which continues to the present day. This is a record of post WWII building which has near doubled the size of the population. I am indebted to Geoff Todd, who served on the Parish Council 1990-2011 and as Chairman 1995/96, who researched the majority of the information for Deddington (not Clifton or Hempton)  in March 2018. 

An overview can be seen on a map of the village in the year 2000 showing the ages in which building took place from pre-1700 to 2020. A more detailed map can be found HERE. Both of these maps were hand drawn by Peter Terry as a Millenium Map Group Project.

Key: Years are approximate and figures in brackets after the title are the numbers of houses

Deddington

Estates of 10 houses or more

1946 - 48 The Paddocks (15) + 3 subsequently
This was the first of the post-war estates. Thanks to the memory of Albert Humphries whose family occupied No 5 facing on to on the Hempton Road we know the names of the first occupants.

No 1 - Harry Harper: No 2 the McCutcheons: No 3 - Godfreys: No 4 - Waddups: No 5 (Humphries) No 6 - Ernie Callow ( who took over the Crown & Tuns): No 7 - Pagingtons; No 8 - Boyds. No 9 - Harpers/Wheelers No 10 - Clarks (Nipper's parents): No 11 - Monaghans: No 12 - Percy Walker: No 13 - Nashes; No 14 -Cox (Grace's parents): No 15 - Ralph Gibbs

1961 Windmill Street & Mackley Close

1965 Holly Tree(4) + 1 in 2018

1972 The Daedings(45)

1980 Murdoch Close (4)

1985 Hudson Court (14)

1987 Grove Court (26)

1988 Mill Close (58) 

1988 The Leyes (11)

1999  Pound Court (6)

1992 Gaveston Gardens (44)

1995 The Beeches (12)

1995 Gaveston Gardens

2000 Wimborne Close (23)

2016 -20 The Grange (85)

Sites of less than 10 houses (pdf)

Clifton

1978 County View

1990 Walnut Close

1990 Wimborn Close

Hempton

1969 St Johns Way, Hempton

????  Duns Tew Road

????  The Lane