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Charndon, Buckinghamshire

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Charndon, Buckinghamshire

Charndon is a hamlet and civil parish in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England. The hamlet's toponym combines Brythonic and Old English origins, as is common with other places in this part of the country. It means "cairn hill", cairn being a Celtic word for a ceremonial hill or pile of stones. The Domesday Book of 1086 records the hamlet as Credendone. Within the hamlet of Charndon is the Charndon Grounds estate, once the site of a large country house.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townBicester
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP6724
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

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


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

Charndon, township and hamlet, Twyford par., in co. and 6½ m. SW. of Buckingham, 1911 ac., pop. 150.

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