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Horsenden is a hamlet in Wycombe district, Buckinghamshire, England and is in the civil parish of Longwick-cum-Ilmer. It is one mile from Princes Risborough and seven miles south of Aylesbury and three miles east of Chinnor in Oxfordshire. The Icknield Way passes just to the north of the village from east to west and the road from High Wycombe passes through the village to meet with this ancient routeway. The name Horsenden is from the Anglo Saxon Horsan-dun and means 'Horsa's hill or valley'.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Thames Valley|
Other names by which Horsenden, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past
Horsendon ~ Horsedeune ~ Horsedene
Horsenden, Buckinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Horsendon, par., mid. Bucks, near Princes Risborough, 535 ac., pop. 46; contains the seat of H. House.
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