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Westcott, Buckinghamshire

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Westcott, Buckinghamshire

Westcott is a village and also a civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located about a mile west of Waddesdon. The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'west cottage'. For many years Westcott was the location of the Rocket Propulsion Establishment, which was located on the old RAF Westcott airfield to the west of the main village. This has since been closed down, and the area is called the Westcott Venture Park.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7117
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

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

Westcott.-- township and vil. with ry. sta., Waddesdon par., Bucks - township, 1411 ac., pop. 245; vil., 2 miles SW. of Quainton sta. and 7 NW. of Aylesbury; P.O.

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