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Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire

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Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire

Steeple Claydon is a village and also a civil parish within the district of Aylesbury Vale in Buckinghamshire, England. Steeple Claydon is located about four miles south of Buckingham, six miles north west of Waddesdon. The village's name 'Claydon' is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'clay hill'. In the Domesday Book of 1086 the area was known as Claindone.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townBUCKINGHAM
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP6926
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 code01296
Population2,375
 

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

Claydon ~ Claydon Steeple

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

Claydon, Steeple, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Claydon), in co. and 4 m. S. of Buckingham, 3329 ac., pop. 852; P.O., T.O.

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