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Longwick, Buckinghamshire

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Longwick, Buckinghamshire

Longwick is a hamlet in Wycombe district about 1.25 miles northwest of Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire on the A4129 road. The toponym is from the Old English for "long farm". With Ilmer, Owlswick, Meadle and Horsenden, it forms the civil parish of Longwick-cum-Ilmer which was created in 1934. In 1951 its population was 786, since when it has increased significantly to 1,267 in 2001.
Post townPrinces Risborough
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7805
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01844

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

Longwick, hamlet, in par. and 1 mile NW. of Princes Risborough, Bucks.

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