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North Marston, Buckinghamshire

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North Marston, Buckinghamshire

North Marston is a village and also a civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located about three miles south of Winslow, and four miles north of Waddesdon. The village name 'Marston' is a common one in England, and is Anglo-Saxon for 'farm by a marsh'. This refers to the common state of the land in the Aylesbury Vale, where the water table is quite high. The prefix 'North' was added later to distinguish the village from nearby Fleet Marston.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7722
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 North Marston, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past

Marston ~ Marston North

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

Marston, North, par. and vil., Bucks, 4 miles S. of Winslow, 1983 ac., pop. 649; P.O.; the church has a handsome E. window and reredos, erected by Queen Victoria, in memory of J. C. Nield, who bequeathed (1852) to her his fortune of about #250,000.

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