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Ludgershall, Buckinghamshire

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Ludgershall, Buckinghamshire

Ludgershall is a village and civil parish in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England. It is near the boundary with Oxfordshire, about 5.5 miles south-east of Bicester and 5 miles west of Waddesdon. The toponym is Old English in origin, and is said to mean "nook with a trapping spear" but this is disputed. It occurs in more than one place in England. The Domesday Book of 1086 records the village as Litlegarsele.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townAylesbury
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP6617
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01296
Population402 (United Kingdom Census 2001)

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


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

Ludgershall.-- par., township, and vil., Bucks, in W. of co., 6 miles SE. of Bicester ry. sta.- par., 2823 ac., pop. 442; township, 2562 ac., pop. 395.

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