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Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire

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Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire

Little Horwood is a village and civil parish in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England. The village is about four miles ESE of Buckingham and two miles north east of Winslow. The village toponym 'Horwood' is derived from the Old English for "dirty or muddy wood". The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle of 792 records the village as Horwudu.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townMilton Keynes
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7930
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 Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past

Horwood ~ Horwood Little

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

Horwood, Little, par. and vil., N. Bucks, 2½ miles NE. of Winslow. 1948 ac., pop. 309.

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