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Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire

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Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire

Long Crendon is a village and civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England, about 3 miles west of Haddenham and 2 miles north-west of Thame in neighbouring Oxfordshire. The village has been called Long Crendon only since the English Civil War. The "Long" prefix refers simply to the length of the village at that time, and was added to differentiate it from nearby Grendon Underwood. Previously it was simply known as Crendon.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townAylesbury
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP6908
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01844
Population2,500 (2001 census)
 

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

Crendon ~ Crendon Long

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

Crendon, Long, par., mid. Bucks, on river Thame, 2 miles N. of Thame ry. sta., 3461 ac., pop. 1179; P.O.

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