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Oving, Buckinghamshire

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Oving, Buckinghamshire

Oving is a village and also a civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located about three and a half miles north east of Waddesdon, four miles south of Winslow. The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'Ufa's people'. In the Domesday Book of 1086 the village was recorded as Olvonge, though previously it was known as Ulfingas. In manorial records in the 13th century it became known as Vuinges.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townAYLESBURY
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7821
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 code01296
Population440
 

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

Olvonge

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

Oving.-- par. and vil., Bucks - par., 990 ac., pop. 385; vil., 6 miles NW. of Aylesbury; P.O.; near the vil. is Oving House, seat.

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