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Bledlow, Buckinghamshire

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Bledlow, Buckinghamshire

Bledlow is a village in the civil parish of Bledlow-cum-Saunderton in Buckinghamshire, England. It is situated about a mile and a half WSW of Princes Risborough, and on the border with Oxfordshire. The village's name is Anglo-Saxon and means Bledda's burial mound. In the 10th century the village was recorded as Bleddanhloew; in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Bledelai.
DistrictWycombe
Post townPRINCES RISBOROUGH
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7702
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 code01844
 

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

Bledlai

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

Bledlow, par. and vil. with ry. sta., S. Bucks, 3 miles W. of Princes Rishorough, 4169 ac., pop. 1070; P.O.

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