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East Claydon, Buckinghamshire

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East Claydon, Buckinghamshire

East Claydon is a village and is also a civil parish in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England. It is about 2+⁄2 miles miles south west of Winslow. The village name 'Claydon' is Anglo Saxon in origin, and derives from the Old English: clægig + dun meaning 'clay hill'. The affix 'East' is used to differentiate the village from nearby Steeple Claydon and Middle Claydon, and from the hamlet of Botolph Claydon that lies within the parish of East Claydon.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7325
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 East Claydon, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past

Claydon ~ Claydon East

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

Claydon, East, par. (ry. sta. Claydon), NW. Bucks, 1½ mile SW. of Winslow, 2396 ac., pop. 341; contains hamlet of Claydon St Botolph.

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