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Middle Claydon, Buckinghamshire

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Middle Claydon, Buckinghamshire

Middle Claydon is a village and also a civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located about five miles south of Buckingham and three miles west of Winslow. The village name 'Claydon' is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'clay hill'. The affix 'Middle' is used to differentiate the village from nearby Steeple Claydon, and East Claydon, and from the hamlet of Botolph Claydon. In the Domesday Book of 1086 the Claydon area was recorded as Claindone.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7225
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 Middle Claydon, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past

Claydon ~ Claydon Middle

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

Claydon, Middle, par., Bucks, 1½ mile W. of East Claydon, 2640 ac., pop. 225; contains Claydon House.

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