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Chetwode, Buckinghamshire

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Chetwode, Buckinghamshire

Chetwode is a civil parish about 4 miles southwest of Buckingham in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire. The parish is bounded to the southwest and southeast by a brook called The Birne, which here also forms part of the county boundary with Oxfordshire. In ancient times the area was known simply as Cet, the Brythonic word for "woodland".
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townBuckingham
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP6429
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01280
Population80 (2001 Census)

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


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

Chetwode, par. and seat, on border of co. and 4 miles SW. of Buckingham, 1171 ac., pop. 155.

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