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Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire

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Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire

Whitchurch is a village and also a civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located about four miles south of Winslow, four miles north of Aylesbury and has approximately 850 residents. The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin (wit chert) which means white earth. Whitchurch is a common place name in England. Whitchurch includes many fine old buildings, and is considered by many to be quite picturesque.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townAYLESBURY
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP8020
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
Population857
 

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

Wicherce

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

Whitchurch.-- par. and vil., Bucks - par., 1718 ac., pop. 725; vil., 4 miles N. of Aylesbury; P.O., T.O.; traces of an ancient castle are in vicinity.

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