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Preston Bissett, Buckinghamshire

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Preston Bissett, Buckinghamshire

Preston Bissett is a village and civil parish in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England. It is about four miles SSW of Buckingham, six miles north east of Bicester in Oxfordshire. The soil is clay and gravel, but the subsoil varies. The parish is watered by a tributary of the River Ouse. The toponym "Preston" is common in England; it is derived from the Old English for "priest's farm". The Domesday Book of 1086 records the village as Prestone.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townBuckingham
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP6529
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Population257
 

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

Preston Bisset

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

Preston Bisset, par. and vil., Bucks - par., 1523 ac., pop. 344; vil., 3½ miles SW. of Buckingham; P.O.

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