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Poundon, Buckinghamshire

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Poundon, Buckinghamshire

Poundon is a hamlet and also a civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located near the Oxfordshire border, about four miles north east of Bicester, three miles south west of Steeple Claydon. The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin, though its meaning is uncertain. In manorial rolls of 1255 it was recorded as Paundon. During the Second World War Poundon was the site of stations 53b and 53c of the Special Operations Executive (SOE).
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP6425
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01869

Other names by which Poundon, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past


Poundon, Buckinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Pounden, township (ry. sta. Marsh Gibbon and Pounden), Twyford par., in co. and 7 miles SW. of Buckingham, 980 ac., pop. 72.

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