Chinnor Village

Chinnor Village

About Chinnor Village

Chinnor is a large village and civil parish in the South Oxfordshire district about 4 miles southeast of Thame.

Parish church
The parish church of Chinnor is St Andrews Church. The land on which the church is built is said to have been a holy site since Saxon times, but the earliest evidence of a church building on the site is from the 13th century.

Chinnor has several sports clubs. Chinnor RFC – a rugby union club – is based in Thame and is currently in National League 1, the third tier of the English rugby union structure. Chinnor FC is a non-League football club that plays in Hellenic Football League Division One East and plays its home games at Station Road Playing Fields. The village has a cricket club, which used to play in Oxfordshire Cricket Association League Division 9.

The village currently has three public houses: The Crown, The Red Lion and The Wheatsheaf. It also has a Silver Band that was founded in about 1850.

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