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Beachampton, Buckinghamshire

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Beachampton, Buckinghamshire

Beachampton is a village and civil parish beside the River Great Ouse in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England. The village is about 5 miles east of Buckingham and a similar distance west of Milton Keynes. The village toponym is derived from the Old English for "home farm by a stream". In the Domesday Book of 1086 it was recorded as Bechentone.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townMilton Keynes
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7736
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 code01908
Population147
 

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

Bechampton ~ Bechentone ~ Becentone

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

Beachampton, par., N. Bucks, 2 miles SW. of Stony Stratford, 1528 ac., pop. 217.

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