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Upper Winchendon, Buckinghamshire

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Upper Winchendon, Buckinghamshire

Upper Winchendon (also called Over Winchendon) is a village and also a civil parish within Aylesbury Valedistrict in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located about a mile south of Waddesdon, three and a half miles west of Aylesbury. The village name 'Winchendon' is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'hill at a bend'. Collectively the villages of Upper Winchendon and Nether Winchendon (sometimes called Lower Winchendon) were called Wichendone.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7414
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 Upper Winchendon, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past

Over Winchendon ~ Upper ~ Winchendon ~ Winchendon Over ~ Winchendon Upper ~ Winchindon

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

Winchendon, Upper, par. and vil., Bucks, 2 miles NE. of Nether Winchendon, 1202 ac., pop. 188.

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